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Alex Bregman’s umpiring career was meant to be funny — and it was

Posted: 3:37 PM, Jan 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-03 16:38:50-05

Umpiring at youth baseball games sometimes leaves a lot to be desired.

Houston Astros star third baseman Alex Bregman learned a little about life on the other side during his off-season break.

The MLB All-Star and former Hooks player went undercover as home plate umpire “Sam Eisenburg” in a recent Instagram video. He consciously went into the game intent on making bad calls and wanted to find out the reaction.

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Bad Umpiring video just dropped!!! Check it out on my YouTube channel!! Link in BIO!!!

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The results showed that Bregman probably shouldn’t give up on his playing career — just yet.