Why baseball is baseball . . .
Item: Armando Galarraga robbed of perfect game by bad call at the end of the game.
This will undoubtedly become Exhibit 1 for bringing (more) instant replay to baseball.
But in a funny way, I think its Exhibit 1 for what is so interesting and essential about baseball: With all our technological and cultural changes, it remains a human game.
Forget replay, forget over-ruling umpires - that play and that game are destined to be talked about more than any other perfect game ever, aside from Larsen's.