In 1991, former MLB umpire Steve Palermo helped two women who were being mugged outside a Dallas restaurant -- and it ended up costing him his career.
Steve Palermo's life changed when he stopped a robbery in 1991.
In Brazil, female soccer players face discrimination.
"I saw an umpire. Only I didn't realize that at first," Bill Littlefield writes.
This week, we have two reasons to remember Manny Ramirez. Bill Littlefield regards the opportunity as a gift.
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