When history is in your grasp, 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
The courageous call is the
one Joyce made.
other things that Tyler Kepner thinks are "courageous"