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Piedmont College graduate Marvin Hudson reflects on experience umpiring 2016 World Series
Hudson recently inducted in Piedmont College Athletics Hall of Fame
Arizona Diamondbacks' Nick Ahmed, right, argues a called third strike after being ejected by umpire Marvin Hudson (51) as Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale, middle, tries to separate Ahmed from the umpire during the 12th inning of a 2016 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Phoenix. - photo by Ross D. Franklin
In any given baseball game, it’s commonplace to see the catcher and umpire share a continuous dialogue. The two men behind the plate are in constant communication, whether they’re discussing balls and strikes or just making small talk. But during a Piedmont College game in 1986, Marvin Hudson had an exchange with an umpire that was more meaningful than most.
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