|William Shatner, Umpire|
Shatner is hardly the first celebrity to star as an umpire—and not even the first from the Star Trek universe. In Deep Space 9's "Take Me Out to the Holosuite," Constable Odo (Rene Auberjonois) served as umpire during a Niners-Logicians contest, ejecting Niners batter Solok and manager Benjamin Sisko for arguing a correctly called third strike. In ejecting Sisko from the contest, Odo referenced OBR Rule 4.06(a)(4), stating, "No player shall at any time make contact with the umpire in any manner. The prescribed penalty for the violation is immediate ejection from the game. Rule number 4.06, subsection a, paragraph 4, look it up, but do it in the stands... You're gone!"
The real Rule 4.06(a)(4) states,"No manager, player...shall at any time...make intentional contact with the umpire in any manner." PENALTY: Removal from the game and playing field.
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