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La Russa believes smudge isn't dirt

...left thumb - and whether it was there before. "We know it's all over the place right now," umpires' supervisor Steve Palermo said. Some photographs from Rogers' start in the American League Championship Series against Oakland showed what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/24/bas_101692.shtml
Baseball
Replay to be used an entire season

...time and all that stuff. Baseball just goes off human instincts. I'm not really for it," he said. Former umpire Steve Palermo, now an MLB supervisor, said he hasn't heard any umpires rail against replay. Some even consider it a safety net...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/05/bas_517262.shtml
Baseball
Red Sox force Game 4

...umpire's judgment whether to award an extra base to an obstructed runner. "The runner is in peril to be put out," said Steve Palermo, a baseball supervisor of umpires. "Bill Welke determined that Miguel Tejada would not have scored if there had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/05/bas_394122.shtml
Baseball
Giants advance to World Series

...third base, it was clear he would not have scored. "I was yelling 'obstruction,' too," said umpire supervisor Steve Palermo, who was in the press box. "It can't get better than this. Jeff Nelson shined tonight. Not only with his call...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/15/bas_358478.shtml
Baseball
A blur from the start, Henderson set to enter Hall

...at all. Once he got on base, look out. "He didn't distract. He destroyed the confidence of pitchers," said Steve Palermo, who became an AL umpire in 1977, two years before Henderson's debut. Former second baseman Steve Sax played with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/11/bas_507282.shtml
Baseball
July 4th memorable for Righetti

...recalls Piniella's at-bat that made for a crazy ending to the eighth inning of his no-hitter. Home plate umpire Steve Palermo seriously injured his knee -- later needing surgery after the World Series -- on Piniella's foul popup that catcher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/04/bas_464515.shtml
Baseball
Derrick Thomas of Chiefs paralyzed in legs

...was born in Miami and his mother lives there. Friends and teammates came to the hospital Monday. Also visiting was Steve Palermo, a former American League umpire who was shot in 1991 and left partially paralyzed. "Do not rule anything in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/25/pro_280888.shtml
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