Umpires are the standard bearer of our sport... that fair.. unshakeable ...
pillar of knowledge .. that dispenser of justice .. that final word of all words … THE UMPIRE! Ahhhh .. yes, that noble figure in blue .. who stands watch over our sport to insure that all is “square and on the level”.. with all who play the game.
So, be ever so kind and respectful, be patient and humble … as you turn to the umpire and speak these words…..
Hey ump… I thought only horses feel a sleep while standing up?
Hey ump …flip over the plate and read the instructions!
Hey ump…if you just want to watch the game.. buy a ticket!
Hey ump…which one of you is the designated driver?
Now remember … be respectful.