Don Denkinger, umpire whose stellar career was overshadowed by blown call, dead at 86
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Saturday, May 13, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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FILE - Umpire Don Denkinger, left, watches as St. Cardinals pitcher Todd Worrell, right, stretches to catch the ball as Kansas City Royals batter Jorge Orta steps on first base during the ninth inning in Game 6 of baseball's World Series in Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 26, 1985. Denkinger ruled Orta safe and the Royals went on to win the game and eventually the World Series. (Patrick Sullivan/The Kansas City Star via AP, File)