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Video: Springfield Cards manager loses his cool

The Springfield Cardinals have been down more than up this year and frustrations are not far behind.

New manager Mike Shildt, who took over for Ron “Pop” Warner after Pop was promoted to Memphis to manage the Tripe-A Redbirds, took exception to a call in a game against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals on 5/11.  An argument ensued and Shildt would not let it die for a good while.  Unfortunately, before all was said and done, he flipped his helmet into the field of play.  The bigger problem was that the umpire stood between him and the location he was flipping the helmet to.

Very seldom does throwing equipment come out as a good idea.  Check out the video below, provided by our friends at Rambling Morons.

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  1. [...] This incident happens just a few days after a similar argument and helmet toss occurred in the minor league’s with the St. Louis Cardinals’ Double-A affiliate, the Springfield Cardinals.  You can see that video by clicking here. [...]


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