World Series Controversial Ruling Upsets Fans

Call in the 9th inning resulted in the St. Louis Cardinals defeating the Boston Red Socks in game 3.
3:00 | 10/27/13

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that wild scene at game three of world series. Controversial of ninth inning call that put the cardinals over the top. Did the red sox get robbed here? Ron claiborne, arguably the biggest baseball fan in all of abc news is here to break it down. I have been to hundreds of baseball game and I have never seen anything like what happened last night. Game three of the world series being decided by one whacky play and an umpire's ruling that will be debated for a long, long time. Were the sox robbed? You decide. Game tied 4-4. Cardinals runners on second and third. Tied drama. Dustin pedroia throws out the runner at home. Catcher throws to third and the ball gets away and rolls into left field. And here comes the runner and he's out. No, wait, he's safe. The umpire's rule that the runner was interfered with. Watch again in slow motion. Unbelievably, the cardinals won the game. The red sox don't believe it. I don't know how he gets out of the way when he's laying on the ground. I'm on the ground and there's nowhere for me to go. There's a rule in baseball for exactly what happened. Rule 2.00, obstruction is the act of a fielder who, while not in possession of the ball and not in act of fielding the ball, impedes the progress of any runner. Sometimes it's unfair but that's the way the rule is. Reporter: The last time it was decided by an error the bill buckner error at first base that cost the mets the win. Now we can add this one. But, there's always a but. If a player on the ground impedes the runner is quote, very likely, obstruction, not definitely obstruction. If the red sox goes on to win the world series it will be a moot point. If they lose, they'll be talking about this the next 86 years. 12k3w4r ron claiborne. And -- and you know this is a serious story when dan harris said we had to lead the news. The conspiracy theorists are going to be flying. Thank you. There's at will of weather-related news to tell you about this morning as well. Overnight, texas continued to be

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