5:09 – Sorry gang, but it’s looking like my laptop is none too happy. Will try and take care of it and come back. 5:05 – Nothing much is happening in the game. But the New York Megamillion Jackpot is not over $135 million. Thought you’d like to know. 4:48 – I’m embarrassed. The Mets […]

NOTE: This was an interesting experiment in liveblogging by only using a partially-updated box score and info that could be found on the internets. While diverting in its own way, this experiment is not likely to be repeated. D’oh. So, my UmpBumping friends, I’m sitting here in my cube refreshing the box score of this […]

As advertised, I am live blogging Game 3 of the 2007 Fall Classic. But first, some preliminaries: 1. This new Fox postseason music. What do we make of it, sportsfans? Frankly, I was looking forward to the old music. It was, you know, sporty. But with the new music, I keep thinking someone on The […]

FYI, Sarah will be live blogging tonight’s game. That means you can look forward to at least three but probably more of the following things: 1. Sarah making a desperate plea for the return of Gabe Kapler to the Sox. 2. Sarah making a desperate plea for the return of Gabe Kapler’s cute baseball babies […]

Alright people, it’s upon us. I think this is one of the most anticipated Fall Classics in quite some time. But let’s take that with a grain of salt, FOX hasn’t been necessarily killing them with the ratings (boy, isn’t Selig glad the Sawks made it this year); but if we take into account the […]

I’m a bit late. The game’s on the top of the second already and the Red Sox are already up by a run thanks to a Youkilis home run. I did catch half of the first inning, and a coupla things came to mind right off the bat. * As Sarah pointed out, the Angels […]

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December 5, 2011

Will anybody get elected to the Hall of Fame this year?

Last week, we asked you to vote for who you would like to see enshrined in baseball’s Hall of Fame. The verdict? If it were up to UmpBump readers, nobody would make it in. The leading vote getter (so far) is Jeff Bagwell, who has 60% support. Of course, in the real voting, players need […]

January 5, 2011

Annual UmpBump Hall of Fame Balloting: 2011 Edition

In what has become an annual tradition, we here at UmpBump cast our ballots for the Hall of Fame on the eve of the announcements of the voting for the real Hall of Fame. Voters can vote for anyone ever who has been retired from baseball for at least five years and is not already […]

According to the internet, "The Little Napoleon" John McGraw was the greatest manager of all time.

October 19, 2010

Crowdsourcing the Greats: The Top 10 Managers of All Time

Now that we’ve looked at every position on the diamond, as well as relief pitchers, we are nearing the end of our “Crowdsourcing the Greats” series. But before we finish, let’s turn one more time to the internet hoi polloi for answers on who the greatest baseball manager of all time was. As usual, we […]