Umpire Ejects Cubs PA Announcer, Music Intern: Stories from the Minor Leagues

August 2, 2012 by  

Umpires are used to getting heckled from fans, questioned by managers and players and generally are the target of a lot of abuse over a nine-inning span.

When does it go too far?

For class-A umpire Mario Seneca, it was when the Daytona Cubs (Class-A, Florida State League) music intern Derek Dye chose to play an organ rendition of "Three Blind Mice" following a missed call at first base.

The song set Seneca into a rage, EJECTING the music intern and the PA announcer and yelling from the field to, "Turn the sound off for the rest of the night." Cubs manager Brian Harper Bleacher Report - Chicago Cubs
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