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Video: Jose Offerman punches an umpire

Jan 19, 2010, 3:56 PM EDT

Here’s video of the incident that got Jose Offerman suspended for life from the Dominican winter league:

Not that the quality of the punch should really matter when it comes to Offerman’s suspension, but it sure seems like the umpire took a dive.
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  1. Ross - Jan 19, 2010 at 4:05 PM

    Yeah, Jose missed. Still inexcusable, but the ump’s face didn’t even move after the punch had gone by.

  2. A's fan - Jan 19, 2010 at 10:27 PM

    The umpire took a dive to avoid the next round of punches that were coming from that nut job. Inexcusable. The DR Winter League did the right thing. Offerman is an idiot and does not belong in the game.

  3. Arby - Jan 20, 2010 at 7:19 AM

    The ump is a big Sonny Liston fan.

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