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ump

(əmp)
n. an umpire. The ump was gonna get killed if he didn’t open his eyes.
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Home-plate ump Chuck Meriwether is scheduled to wear the mike on Saturday's telecast.
NNDS and SlateXP are thrilled to be able to support UMPS CARE Charities and, through their efforts, children in need across America," said George Pacinda, general manager of NNDS.
The Royals not only rally to win 2-1 but take Game 7 the next night 11-0, as Cardinals manager Whitey Herzog and pitcher Joaquin Andjuar are tossed out for questioning a call - one made by home-plate ump Denkinger.
Baseball officials say the "respect" chorus is hard to take seriously when the umps can't seem to agree on even a semblance of a strike zone.
Scioscia hasn't gone nose-to-nose with an ump yet, like his former manager Tommy Lasorda often did.
Japanese umpires patiently endure insults from managers that major league umps would never tolerate.
In what appears to be an overwhelming defeat for major-league umpires, their threatened walkout collapsed Tuesday when all of the umps withdrew their resignations.
html), there's hope that the art of yelling the appropriate phrases at the appropriate umps, players or fans can be learned.
UMPS TAKE UMBRAGE: Major-league umpires are angry over baseball's new directive asking teams to chart pitches and file a report about strike zones.
Thus, umps play a limited but crucial role in maintaining the game's integrity: Without the order brought by the referees, chaos would ensue.
The shortage of umps sometimes affects the quality of officiating, Cuppari said.
But it shows the umps ain't robots, and it shows they're not going to be pushed around and scapegoated by spoiled millionaires.