Clipping:Calling judgment on the pitcher

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Date Tuesday, September 25, 1866
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[Irvington vs. Atlantic 9/24/1866] The Atlantics began to growl at Walters's pitching, one of them said, “Mr. Umpire, I call judgment on that man's throwing the ball. He don't pitch it.” Walters said, “that is the first time I ever head any man say that.” … the Atlantics...thus far don't like the pitching at all; it is like trying to hit a rifle ball. “Never mind,” says Dickey Pearce, “let them throw them, so long as we get them where we want 'em.

Source New York World
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Submitted by Richard Hershberger
Origin Initial Hershberger Clippings

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