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5 Epic Baseball Meltdowns / Ejections

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Nothing is better in baseball than when a player or a manager goes freaking ballistic on an umpire. We have put together a list of 5 of the most epic baseball ejections, with video, but of course.

The Skipper launches into the best game of charades ever seen on a baseball diamond.

 

#5: Manager Ejected, Autographs 1st Base, and Gives It to a Fan.

State College Spikes’ manager Gary Robinson argues a call, then continues to cover home plate with dirt, steal first base, autograph it, and give it to a fan.

#4: Wally Backman Ejected For Arguing

South Georgia Peanuts manager Wally Backman is ejected for arguing a home run call.

#3: Minor League Braves Manager Phil Wellman Goes Nuts

Phil Wellman not only helps the umpire define a new strike zone, he steals a base, throws it into the outfield and then proceeds to throw a grenade at the Ump. +10 style points.

#2 Coach Hal Mcrae Goes Nuts

Coach Hal Mcrae of the Kansas City Royals goes nuts during a post game conference in 1993 after being asked a stupid question.

#1 Tigers manager Jim Leyland ejected

Tigers manager Jim Leyland got the fireworks started early, uncorking one the best rants of his long career as a prelude to another eighth-inning uprising by the Tigers, who beat the Blue Jays, 4-2, and stayed atop the American League Central, one game ahead of the Indians.

“That was impressive,” Don Kelly said.

Said starting pitcher Max Scherzer, “We all had a nice little chuckle in the clubhouse — good ole Skip, giving his best to the umpires. But he had to do what he had to do.”


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