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WATCH: For The First Time, An Ump's On-Field Call Is Overturned

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WATCH: For The First Time, An Ump's On-Field Call Is Overturned

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Baseball history yesterday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Brewers hosting the Atlanta Braves. Bottom of the sixth inning, lead-off batter Ryan Braun gets his bat on a Julio Teheran pitch.

(SOUNDBITE OF A PITCH)

UNIDENTIFIED MAN: Braun, a slow roller. There's Johnson, top hop.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Here's the play-by-play from MLB.com.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN: Had trouble getting it out of the glove and Braun beat it.

(SOUNDBITE OF CHEERING)

GREENE: Your basic infield hit. But then Braves' manager Fredi Gonzalez challenges that safe call. And listen now - history being made

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC AND A CROWD)

GREENE: That is the dramatic sound of three umpires studying a replay.

INSKEEP: Drama, that's the word. And when they're done, Braun is out - not safe. It's the first successful challenge of an umpire's call on an infield play using video.

GREENE: The replay heard round the world. Yesterday in the Major Leagues, there were four challenges of umpire calls. Two were reversed.

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