Umpires love their over-the-top strikeout calls. And Doosan Bears catcher Yang Eui-ji recently was the victim of a punch to the head from a Korea Baseball Organization umpire, thanks to an animated strike call.

The catcher was fine so we can just laugh at this one:

It’s surprising that doesn’t happen more.

And here’s a compilation of umpires making emphatic strikeout calls:

[SB Nation]

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