When history is in your grasp, the The courageous call is the
easy thing to do is embrace it. With two outs in the ninth inning in Detroit on
Wednesday, the first-base umpire, Jim Joyce, could have called the Cleveland Indians’ Jason Donald out on a
close play at first base. Make a fist, raise a forearm, and Armando Galarraga
becomes the 21st pitcher — and third in the last four weeks — to throw a
one Joyce made.
When history is in your grasp, the
The courageous call is the
other things that Tyler Kepner thinks are "courageous"
- Optioning to "keep
drilling" instead of "shutting down the rig since it might
explode and sink into the ocean"
- Playing in traffic
- Blindfolded log-tossing
- Quelling hunger with a big plate of Pasta con Atropa Belladonna
- Bringing a knife to a gunfight