Baseball umpire steals the show with hilarious and energetic calls

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Even the most die hard fans of America's pastime admit that baseball can get a little boring now and then. Long innings without any excitement. Endless foul balls and rain delays. It's a historic sport but one desperately in need of a little energetic rejuvenation.

Luckily this eccentric umpire is ready to inject some much needed pizazz into baseball.

Known by players and fans as Eddie the Ump, this Westfield, New Jersey official is known for his wacky and hilarious at-plate calls. Watch the video below to see if Eddie's energetic umpire style deserves to be called up to the big leagues.

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