Sometimes, officials of other sports require a watchful eye. Take, for example, MLB umpire Ron Kulpa.
He must hate the Texas Rangers. Despite being born and raised in St. Louis, maybe he’s a New York Islanders fan and hates everything ‘Ranger’. Maybe he’s not a fan of ’90s television shows starring Chuck Norris. Whatever the reasons, he’s got it in for the boys from Arlington.
First, he blew a call in the 2011 World Series that allowed his hometown Cardinals to pick up an extra four runs.
Recently, he blew a called strike. At least, it looked like it was a strike. Not in Kulpa’s world, though. This wasn’t just any strike. With two outs in the bottom of the sixth, it ruined what had up until that point been a perfect game for Rangers picture Yu Darvish. You make the call: