It’s another umpiring call that went the St. Louis Cardinals way this postseason.
You never know when the big moments will arrive, and so it was that veteran umpire Jim Joyce made his biggest call of the season.
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Jim Joyce says he’s apprehensive and excited for his assignment as the plate umpire for Tigers right-hander Armando Galarraga’s start at Comerica Park tonight against the Baltimore Orioles.
Jim Joyce, the umpire who made the “you’ve got to be %^&*# kidding me” call of the last 100 years, stood at home plate and wiped a tear from his eye.
Could Tiger fans handled this with more class?
The umpire talks to the Detroit media one last time after deciding to ump home plate in a Tiger’s 12-6 win over the Indians. Once again, the umpire gets pretty emotional!
Umpire Jim Joyce talks the day after he missed a call at 1st that cost Armando Galarraga a perfect game. Joyce talks about some of the things that he is experiencing after the game.
Umpire Jim Joyce tells reporters that he blew a call at 1st base that cost Armando Galarraga a perfect game. Listen to Jim Joyce after the jump.