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|One must keep in mind that no human is infallible, that umpires and referees |
blow plays. And, in ... "Being an umpire," said Ron Luciano, author and former
American League arbiter, "is a lot like being king. It prepares you for nothing." -©-
|A sampling: "Being an umpire is a lot like being a king. It prepares you for nothing|
." "If Rod Carew has two strikes on him and fouls off five pitches and then takes
the sixth down the middle, I'm calling it a ball." "The only rule that is simple is the ...
|It's an often-asked question, and the number one answer I hear is, "I wanted to be |
a part of the game." Ron Luciano had a different view "Being an umpire is a lot
like being a king. It prepares you for nothing." It's a tough job. The description has
|Dave Tobias. (( 'eing an umpire is like being a king. It prepares you for nothing." |
Ron Luciano, retired American League umpire, on his former profession. □ □ I I !
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|The umpire sued the manufacturer of the doughnut-shaped device, a New Jersey |
corporation, which tried to dismiss on ... l'Vhile the signs would not absolve the
club of liability, they would be admissible to show the type of precautions taken * "
k * * * "Being an umpire is a lot like being a king. It prepares you for nothing.
|Keeler, Willie Being an umpire is like being a king. It prepares you for nothing. - |
Luciano, Ron Most people miss the great part mental outlook plays in this game. -
Martin, Billy A team of giants needs giant pitchers who throw good ideas but ...
|Like George Steinbrenner and Ted Turner today, "He who has the gold makes |
the rules." Well ... Wising up to what time of year the sport was really meant to be
played, King and his cohorts put their enthusiasm into the ... Let Every
Republican Prepare for the Conflict!! Circulate Truth among the People!! If you
think the line between journalism and commerce get blurred today, well not only
did King's paper run regularly paid ... Nothing like greasing the umpire with a little
|... at the news, pulled out his watch, and under pretext of dispatching some |
immediate business of the king's, lest him. ... who happened not to be of the
council of siuanee, that Peguilhem was on the point of being declared grand
master, and that he ... he now attends in the antichamber; you are, sire, the
master of your own savours, and your own choice, but you never ... and your
majesty will have nothing to do, but to appease our mutual auimosities, to act as
perpetual umpire between ...
|If you umpire much you find that all sorts of fine points are constantly turning up |
which had never before entered your thoughts. ... As soon as the ball, in this
instance, struck the ground and the batsman was out of his crease, he was liable
to be run out. ... If I were King,” what my men should do were this: They would
drink no iced drinks of any description during a test ... After a big score, like that of
Mr. Hutchings, they should each take a mild pill at bed-time, and sweep it away
by a dose ...
|He ruled at Old Slaughter's, a jovial king ; and the landlord, himself a character, |
yielded to all the waggeries of him and his colleagues, ... The cook at Slaughter's
was nicknamed Grecian — one of that name being a turnbroache in Queen
Anne's privy kitchen. ... That's spoken like a Trojan," said Fine : " prepare your fire
by times, and you shall have fair play. ... Now, sir, if you wish to take a scientific
steak, cooked according to the antique, come at five, and you have nothing to
bring but a ...