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There's No Arguing With Moron Umps

“He touched the bag!”
“He interfered!”
“He touched the bag!”
“He interfered!”
“Well I say he’s safe!”
“Well I say he’s out!”
“He’s safe!”
“He’s out!”
“He’s safe!”
“He’s out!”
“Have it your way, Doc. He’s out.”
“Oh no ya don’t. He’s safe! Game’s tied 3-

If only it worked that way in real life. Though I do think Joe West and C.B. Bucknor are, along the lines of the Gas House Gorillas of yore, Phillies disguised as umpires.

4 comments to There’s No Arguing With Moron Umps

  • Anonymous

    Watch Me Pulverize this Palooka with…

  • Anonymous

    What's the score, boys?
    What did Bugs Bunny do?
    What's with the Carrot League Baseball today?
    Bugs Bunny 96 (violin upnote)…Gas House Gorillas 95 (violin downnote)

  • Anonymous

    Eh…
    Watch me paste 'dis pat'etic palooka wit' a powuhful, pulverizin', pachydermous, puhcussion pitch!

  • Anonymous

    Thanks Charlie; my knowledge is limited to what I remember from the 70's and how much time I have to search the web, which today wasn't much. But I do love that cartoon…
    OUT!! You heard what the man said that's what he said…