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Then again, when was the last time a football or basketball coach was ejected from a game?
Baseball has no intermediate step, which encourages more arguing and leads to more ejections.
1941, Frankie Frisch, Pittsburgh, Bringing umbrella to protest weather
Managers are largely useless in game and despite the ejection can still make managerial decisions afterwards. Thus getting ejected means virtually nothing.
I would love to see baseball institute a yellow card/red card system like soccer has. I think it would be beneficial for everyone involved because once that yellow card comes out the manager/player has no real gripe if he gets tossed. At that point you've been very publicly warned and if you can't control yourself after that it's on you. Like soccer the ump would still have the option of a straight red but this would allow for a little more control for everyone involved.
If you get a red card in soccer, the team plays a man down, a legitimate hardship and thus a legitimate caution against future transgressions. Since I don't see baseball following this lead...
Fun to think about though!
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