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Enraged Baseball Manager Caps Off Excellent Meltdown With A Fake Home Run

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Here’s Butch Hobson, who is really mad. The Chicago Dogs skipper, who used to manage the Red Sox, was so pissed off that an umpire apparently called a strike on a check swing that he grabbed himself a bat and demonstrated how the at-bat would have gone for his player had the third strike not been called. It seems that the umpire robbed everyone of a home run. Too bad! At least Hobson made sure everyone got their money’s worth.

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Between this and Brennan Metzger’s trashcan freakout, the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball is quickly becoming the go-to destination for premium meltdowns.

Staff writer, Deadspin

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