Friday, August 30, 2013

Frank Pulli, 1935-2013

Frank Pulli, First Umpire to Use Replay, Dies at 78. (The New York Times, 8/29/2013)

Excerpt:     In Game 4 of the 1978 World Series, Pulli ruled that Reggie Jackson of the Yankees did not intentionally interfere with a throw when he was hit on the leg while running the bases, allowing Thurman Munson to score. The Yankees won the game, 4-3, and the Series, four games to two.

No mention here:    You're Outta There! Major League Baseball's Worst Umpires.

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