We’ve seen plenty of terrible calls from umpires over the past few years. Unfortunately for Landry Pate of the Wylie Little League All-Stars, who are representing Texas in this year’s Little League World Series, he was on the wrong end of an awful call on Tuesday night.
During the top of the third inning, Pate took a pitch that was way outside. Everyone watching at the stadium thought it would be a ball since it was off the plate. The umpire, however, thought it clipped the outside corner and called it a strike.
Pate couldn’t believe the call from the home plate umpire, as he just stood there in disbelief. He even looked around to see if anyone else disagreed with the call.
The broadcast crew for ESPN couldn’t believe that pitch was ruled a strike. However, they