I want to stress again one aspect of the game which is most important. Never argue with an umpire.
"Strike one" the umpire said.From the bleachers black with people there rose a sullen roar,Like the beating of the storm-waves on a stern and distant shore,"Kill him! Kill the umpire!" shouted some one from the stand —And it's likely they'd have done it had not Casey raised his hand.ernest thayer
Chaos umpire sits, And by decision more embroils the fray By which he reigns; next him high arbiter Chance governs all.john milton
And I will place within them as a guide My umpire conscience, whom if they will hear Light after light well used they shall attain, And to the end persisting, safe arrive.john milton
I just said he (umpire Dale Scott) needed glasses}}carlos zambrano
If the wild bowler thinks he bowls Or if the batsman thinks he's bowled, They know not, poor misguided souls, They too shall perish unconsoled. I am the batsman and the bat, I am the bowler and the ball, The umpire, the pavilion cat, The roller, pitch, and stumps and all. See Emerson 313:39.Andrew Lang
The existence of a free market does not of course eliminate the need for government. On the contrary, government is essential both as a forum for determining the "rule of the game" and as an umpire to interpret and enforce the rules decided on.Milton Friedman
I didn't mean to hit the umpire with the dirt, but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands.babe ruth
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