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As They See 'Em by Bruce Weber
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May 20, 09

bookshelves: non-fiction, take-me-out-to, history
Read in May, 2009

A wonderfully interesting, wonderfully written look at the hidden-in-plain-sight world of the professional baseball umpire. You'd better believe I'll be paying close attention to the men in blue the next time I head down to Camden Yards. If you've ever heckled an ump (and if you've been to a ballpark, you've heckled an ump) you should read this book. Consider it a pleasant penance for sorely underestimating the skill it takes to call a ballgame.
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