HOUSTON (BP) -- Lance Barksdale was a 13-year-old pitcher in a baseball game in Jackson, Miss., and he wasn't happy with the home plate umpire.
The young pitcher thought pretty highly of himself, by Barksdale's own admission. But the balls and strikes weren't going his way.
The teenage Barksdale pouted. He complained. He stomped around the mound. His moves attracted the attention -- and wrath -- of the man behind the plate. Read More