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MLB: Joe Girardi Must Emulate Billy Martin and Not Trust Any Umpire Ever Again

Girardi has always respected umpires—sometimes to a fault.

When Girardi was managing the Florida Marlins in 2006, Jeffrey Loria, the Marlins owner, was heckling an umpire from his seat behind home plate. Loria was not pleased with the arbiter's interpretation of the strike zone.

Girardi, who has always stood for truth, justice and the American way, took umbrage.

From the dugout, Girardi asked his boss to stop.

After the game, the erstwhile manager spoke to the media. 

"The gist of the conversation to Jeffrey was, 'I preach to my players about not arguing with umpires, and this is not going to help us,'" Girardi said.

It is obvious that Girardi is not an advocate of the Billy Martin/Earl ...

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