LOS ANGELES-Baseball’s installation of instant replay Thursday is about more than an ancient sport finally embracing the wonders of technology,
It is also about one of the crudest sports finally embracing the wonders of humanity.
“Kill the ump!” will become “Challenge the ump!”
Storming from the dugout to confront an umpire over a perceived slight will be considered a waste of valuable video viewing time. Bumping chests with that umpire will only delay his debate-ending phone call from the major…