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Umpire C.B. Bucknor made some unbelievably poor calls in Thursday night’s Red Sox loss to the Angels. While his calls didn’t directly affect the final outcome, it left Sox fans feeling sick…and worried. Worried because Mr. Bucknor will be the umpire behind the plate in Friday night’s game against the Angels in Game 2.
Some fans took it upon themselves to help “correct” C.B. Bucknor’s Wikipedia entry. Pretty funny stuff! Check it out here.
Here’s two of Bucknor’s calls Thursday night, and how I feel he’d view other “close” calls in major league history: