5/11/2009

Curious Josh: How To Become An Umpire...

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Every sports fan, no matter what team they pull for, has one thing in common: yelling at referees. No matter what sport you follow or what colors you wear, everyone agrees that refs are blind and that they could do a better job sleeping.

Well, here's your chance. I've always wondered how one becomes a ref or umpire. And today, I looked up. Turns out, there are special schools you have to attend as well as years of experience to be gained. It's actually tougher to become an ump in a major league game than it is to become a player.

Still want to pursue the dream of being one of hundreds to kick Bobby Cox out of a game? Check out more info here...

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