From the files of “What Would Wally Do”, we have a prime example of what Wally Backman did when there was a blatantly awful homerun call against his club.
Please be aware, this is NSFW and not suitable for children under the age of 18 (under 9 for children living in trailer parks).
You must watch Wally’s post-ejection interview as well:
And here is a reaction from one of the players in the dugout who witnessed the bad call and Wally’s outburst:
And another reaction from a reliever who saw the “homerun” from the bullpen angle:
About the Author
Joe Janish began MetsToday in 2005 to provide the unique perspective of a high-level player and coach -- he earned NCAA D-1 All-American honors as a catcher and coached several players who went on to play pro ball. As a result his posts often include mechanical evaluations, scout-like analysis, and opinions that go beyond the numbers.