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March 26, 1994 | TIM KAWAKAMI
In his fifth start of the spring, Chan Ho Park bowed often, but was not broken. Park, the Korean rookie, struggled some at West Palm Beach, Fla., against the Montreal Expos, but he learned a key major league lesson along the way--don't show up the home plate umpire, especially if it's Joe West.
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June 10, 2013 | By Mike DiGiovanna, Los Angeles Times
BALTIMORE  - When it rains, it pours for Angels, figuratively and literally, and they were drenched in the controversial sixth inning Monday night when they gave up the decisive runs in a 4-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles in Camden Yards. The Angels still had a chance to win after a 2-hour, 14-minute rain delay, trimming the deficit to 4-3 in the seventh when Orioles first baseman Chris Davis threw late to second on Josh Hamilton's bases-loaded slow roller, allowing a run to score.
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September 13, 1990 | From Associated Press
Bill White, National League president, gained the support he wanted from owners here Wednesday concerning an incident with umpire Joe West. "Bill has the full support on his stance in this matter," said Bill Giles, Phillies' president. "Bill seemed satisfied everybody was behind him. I hope he gained some power in the West case." White met with West after the veteran umpire threw Philadelphia pitcher Dennis Cook to the ground during a Phillies-Dodgers brawl Aug.
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June 10, 2013 | By Mike DiGiovanna
BALTIMORE - A controversial decision by the umpires to continue playing through heavy rain in the bottom of the sixth inning Monday night could lead to the Angels suffering an abreviated 4-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles in Camden Yards. A steady drizzle from the third inning on turned into a downpour shortly after Josh Hamilton's solo home run to right field tied the score, 2-2, in the top of the sixth. Albert Pujols singled, but Orioles starter Freddy Garcia retired the next three batters to preserve the tie. As the grounds crew raked a drying agent into the dirt around the infield, mound and home plate between innings, Angels starter Jered Weaver waited in the dugout while plate umpire Joe West huddled with the rest of the crew.
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September 5, 1990 | From Associated Press
National League President Bill White and the umpires settled their dispute Tuesday with help from Commissioner Fay Vincent, agreeing to set a policy for breaking up fights that will not single out umpire Joe West. "I'm happy it's resolved and that we can get on to other things," Vincent said after meeting in New York with White and the umpires' union chief, Richie Phillips. "We're pleased with today's resolution," Phillips said. "Joe West will be treated like all umpires."
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August 30, 1990 | BILL PLASCHKE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bill White, National League president, angered major league umpires Wednesday by issuing a statement criticizing umpire Joe West's recent handling of an ejection while revealing that West has been ordered not to touch a player, even when breaking up a fight. "I'm absolutely stunned," said Richie Phillips, umpires' union general counsel, of the statement. "This lack of support has never, ever happened before. It sends a signal to the players that it's open season on umpires."
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September 4, 1990
Lee MacPhail, former American League president, said Commissioner Fay Vincent should have stayed out of the dispute between National League President Bill White and the league's umpires. "In on-field matters of this nature, the league president has full and complete authority," MacPhail was quoted as saying in Monday's Philadelphia Inquirer. "The commissioner should have said, 'I support Bill White 1,000% in this case,' and left it at that."
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September 3, 1990 | From Associated Press
Umpire Joe West figured the best way not to be part of a fight was to stop one from breaking out. West, ordered by National League president Bill White not to get involved in any fights, halted Eric Davis from getting at Greg Maddux, after the Chicago pitcher had plunked the Cincinnati outfielder. In the fourth inning, Maddux hit Davis with a fastball that appeared to get away from the right-hander. "No, I wasn't throwing at him," Maddux said. "I always try to work him with fastballs inside.
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June 10, 2013 | By Mike DiGiovanna
BALTIMORE - A controversial decision by the umpires to continue playing through heavy rain in the bottom of the sixth inning Monday night could lead to the Angels suffering an abreviated 4-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles in Camden Yards. A steady drizzle from the third inning on turned into a downpour shortly after Josh Hamilton's solo home run to right field tied the score, 2-2, in the top of the sixth. Albert Pujols singled, but Orioles starter Freddy Garcia retired the next three batters to preserve the tie. As the grounds crew raked a drying agent into the dirt around the infield, mound and home plate between innings, Angels starter Jered Weaver waited in the dugout while plate umpire Joe West huddled with the rest of the crew.
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September 3, 1990 | From Associated Press
National League president Bill White threatened to resign if Commissioner Fay Vincent doesn't give him full support in his dispute with the league's umpires, according to a published report. "I want the commissioner to get the facts, and then I want a statement from the commissioner. This is a time to take a stand, to find out who's right and wrong, who's telling the truth and who's lying," White said in Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer.
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June 1, 2013 | By Bill Shaikin
Kemp, then and now Beyond power and speed, Matt Kemp had durability. When the Dodgers signed him to an eight-year contract, Kemp had played in 365 consecutive games. We are two months into the second year of that contract, and Kemp is on the disabled list for the third time. Derek Jeter appeared on the disabled list twice during his 10-year contract with the New York Yankees. Kemp's hamstring injuries - the left one last year, the right one this year - might not have any lasting effect.
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March 26, 1994 | TIM KAWAKAMI
In his fifth start of the spring, Chan Ho Park bowed often, but was not broken. Park, the Korean rookie, struggled some at West Palm Beach, Fla., against the Montreal Expos, but he learned a key major league lesson along the way--don't show up the home plate umpire, especially if it's Joe West.
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September 13, 1990 | From Associated Press
Bill White, National League president, gained the support he wanted from owners here Wednesday concerning an incident with umpire Joe West. "Bill has the full support on his stance in this matter," said Bill Giles, Phillies' president. "Bill seemed satisfied everybody was behind him. I hope he gained some power in the West case." White met with West after the veteran umpire threw Philadelphia pitcher Dennis Cook to the ground during a Phillies-Dodgers brawl Aug.
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September 5, 1990 | From Associated Press
National League President Bill White and the umpires settled their dispute Tuesday with help from Commissioner Fay Vincent, agreeing to set a policy for breaking up fights that will not single out umpire Joe West. "I'm happy it's resolved and that we can get on to other things," Vincent said after meeting in New York with White and the umpires' union chief, Richie Phillips. "We're pleased with today's resolution," Phillips said. "Joe West will be treated like all umpires."
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September 4, 1990
Lee MacPhail, former American League president, said Commissioner Fay Vincent should have stayed out of the dispute between National League President Bill White and the league's umpires. "In on-field matters of this nature, the league president has full and complete authority," MacPhail was quoted as saying in Monday's Philadelphia Inquirer. "The commissioner should have said, 'I support Bill White 1,000% in this case,' and left it at that."
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September 3, 1990 | From Associated Press
Umpire Joe West figured the best way not to be part of a fight was to stop one from breaking out. West, ordered by National League president Bill White not to get involved in any fights, halted Eric Davis from getting at Greg Maddux, after the Chicago pitcher had plunked the Cincinnati outfielder. In the fourth inning, Maddux hit Davis with a fastball that appeared to get away from the right-hander. "No, I wasn't throwing at him," Maddux said. "I always try to work him with fastballs inside.
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June 1, 2013 | By Bill Shaikin
Kemp, then and now Beyond power and speed, Matt Kemp had durability. When the Dodgers signed him to an eight-year contract, Kemp had played in 365 consecutive games. We are two months into the second year of that contract, and Kemp is on the disabled list for the third time. Derek Jeter appeared on the disabled list twice during his 10-year contract with the New York Yankees. Kemp's hamstring injuries - the left one last year, the right one this year - might not have any lasting effect.
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September 3, 1990 | From Associated Press
National League president Bill White threatened to resign if Commissioner Fay Vincent doesn't give him full support in his dispute with the league's umpires, according to a published report. "I want the commissioner to get the facts, and then I want a statement from the commissioner. This is a time to take a stand, to find out who's right and wrong, who's telling the truth and who's lying," White said in Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer.
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