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Armando Galarraga

Play Ball! Play Ball! Instant Replay Makes Its Debut for Baseball's 2014 Season

Howard Barbanel | Posted 05.31.2014 | Sports
Howard Barbanel

As baseball season gets underway, fans, players, managers and umpires are faced with the specter of the game becoming both faster and slower thanks to the new instant replay rules that have been put in effect for the first time.

A Modest Proposal -- But Really -- Expand Instant Replay!

Eric Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Eric Feldman

The limitations of the instant replay rules were seriously questioned after a blown call by umpire Jim Joyce at first base. But the protests have since died down. That is unfortunate, because it is time for instant replay to expand.

Jim Joyce & Armando Galarraga Make Up, Shake Hands

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In a classy gesture meant to show the world the Tigers had moved on from the night before, manager Jim Leyland had pitcher Armando Galarraga -- instea...

What To Do When You Get Screwed By the Refs

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

The issue here is not about right and wrong or fair and unfair. It is about smart and productive versus one-sided and self-defeating.

Former Major League Baseball Player Doug Glanville on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Former Major League Baseball player Doug Glanville stopped by to discuss his book, The Game From Where I See It; his career with the Cubs, Phillies and Rangers; and more.

Imperfect Game

John O'Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
John O'Kane

Corporations hijack the sport from the public, rename the parks after themselves, and tap the treasuries for the stockholders, leaving local budgets strapped. Sound familiar?

Armando Galarraga, Perfect Games, and Major League History

Simon Maxwell Apter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Simon Maxwell Apter

With the United States back on top of the basketball world after its stirring run to gold in Beijing, the '72 controversy remains just that: a controversy that's forever open to debate.

Selig Says No to Galarraga, Calls for Bipartisanship After "Perfect Game" Humiliation

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Norm Stamper

Bud Selig has rejected pleas to reverse umpire Jim Joyce's bum call. But the commissioner did use the occasion to lament the general state of bipartisanship in America's pastime. "The game's become altogether too partisan," Selig told a reporter.

Why Instant Replay Is Unnecessary

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

As awful as it was seeing Raul Valdes give up a walk-off grand slam on Wednesday night, I think it's fair to say that most of baseball's attention was focused on Armando Galarraga and his near-perfect game.

The Perfect Game

Prof. Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Prof. Joe Peyronnin

To err is human. But to immediately admit a mistake, especially one of such historic meaning, is almost against human nature. So I will always remember American League umpire Jim Joyce for how he handled his mistake.

Defending Mistakes

Josh Wilker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Josh Wilker

Only a moron could argue against the inevitable expansion of the use of instant replay in major league baseball at this point, given the evidence in favor of such an expansion provided this week. But I guess I am that moron.

The Only Case for Video Replay

Katharine Rust | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Katharine Rust

Yes, it's unfortunate that Galarraga lost his perfect game to a poor call, but should the ump revisit the ruling only for the fact that a record is on the line? In a word, no.

Baseball Should Recognize Galarraga's Perfect Game

Stephen Kaus | Posted 04.23.2014 | Sports
Stephen Kaus

It is incredible that in 2010, when I could see the replay in my San Francisco office, no one in the Detroit ballpark could look at the recording and make things right.

Michigan Governor Awards Armando Galarraga 'Perfect Game'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(AP) MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm says Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga "was robbed" of a perfect game by an ump...

Jim Joyce: Blown Call Cost Armando Galarraga A Perfect Game

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(BEN WALKER/AP) NEW YORK — Major League Baseball was still deciding Thursday morning whether to review the umpire's blown call that cost Armando Gal...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

And then there were none. #1 Serena Williams is ousted in the quarterfinals of the French Open. There are no Americans left in either singles draw.

Imperfect Umpire Creates a Lasting Baseball Memory

Joe Lapointe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

Faulty as Jim Joyce's call was -- he admitted it quickly and apologized to Galarraga -- it served as one of those moments that again demonstrates why sports serve so well as our national theater.

Armando Galarraga Perfect Game LOST By Controversial Umpire Call (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(LARRY LAGE/AP) DETROIT — Armando Galarraga of the Detroit Tigers lost his bid for a perfect game Wednesday night with two outs in the ninth inning ...