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Umps fix their Game 1 mistake

By correcting a call blown by one their own, umps spare game embarrassment

Updated: October 24, 2013, 2:48 AM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

BOSTON -- Imagine, St. Louis fans, if umpires had bothered to consult with each other in 1985.

Plate umpire Jim Quick: Ummm, Don. I had a pretty good view of that play at first and I'm pretty sure Jorge Orta was out.

Denkinger: No, the play was right in front of me. I saw it clearly. He was safe. Just stick to calling balls and strike, Jim, OK?

Third-base umpire Jim McKean: No, Don. Jim is right. I had a good view from third base, too. He was out.

Left-field umpire ...

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