View Full Version : Umpire Nutcracker - Who remembers??

Slippery Elm
08-27-01, 09:10 PM
This happened at YS about 12-15 years ago during a night game.

The ump took a foul ball off the inside of the thigh which then rammed sort of sideways against the ol' cup. He went down with a loud groan, threw up, writhed on the ground, and eventually was carried off. I don't believe he ever appeared again in the ML. Ouch.

Anyone recall this?? Anyone know what happened to this umpire, and if he is now singing in the Vienna Boy's Choir?

Slippery Elm
08-28-01, 06:58 PM
I guess no one remembers. I just wondered if that ump was crippled for life.