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Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons argues a call with first base umpire Scott Barry and gets ejected in the fifth inning of a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 22, 2013)

Angry MLB managers, players and umpires

It could be as simple as a manager trying to spark his team. Other times, an umpire misses a call. Either way, it ends up as a face-to-face yelling match between some pretty angry individuals.

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons argues a
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Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons argues a call with first base umpire Scott Barry and gets ejected in the fifth inning of a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 22, 2013)

Joe Girardi, right, argues with home plate umpire
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Joe Girardi, right, argues with home plate umpire Brian O'Nora after Alex Rodriguez was hit by a pitch in the second inning. (Aug. 18, 2013)

Home plate umpire Brian O'Nora, right, ejects Joe
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Home plate umpire Brian O'Nora, right, ejects Joe Girardi (28) in the second inning of a game in Boston. (Aug. 18, 2013)

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Boston Red Sox's Mike Carp throws his helmet
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Boston Red Sox's Mike Carp throws his helmet after being called out on strikes and then thrown out of the game by home plate umpire Bill Welke during the seventh inning against the Yankees at Fenway Park. (Aug. 16, 2013)

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin, left, argues with
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Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin, left, argues with umpire Angel Hernandez after a review failed to turn a double by Adam Rosales into a home run in the ninth inning. (May 8, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues a call with
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues a call with umpire Vic Carapazza and is thrown out in the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (May 31, 2013)

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, center, yells
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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, center, yells at members of the Arizona Diamondbacks while umpire Manny Gonzalez holds him back as Jerry Hairston Jr. looks on after starting pitcher Zack Greinke was hit by a pitch during the seventh inning. (June 11, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with home plate
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with home plate umpire Mike Everitt after Brett Gardner was ejected for arguing a strikeout call during the fifth inning. (July 19, 2013)

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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz reacts
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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz reacts and is held back by manager John Farrell after being ejected by home plate umpire Tim Timmons for arguing a called third strike in the seventh inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (July 27, 2013)

Arizona's Chris Young, left, is restrained by manager
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Arizona's Chris Young, left, is restrained by manager Kirk Gibson as he argues with home plate umpire Larry Vanover, right, after being ejected for arguing a called third strike for the last out in the of the top of the seventh inning. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum, left, argues with
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Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum, left, argues with first base umpire Mike Winters before being tossed from a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (July 28, 2012)

Texas' Ian Kinsler, right, is held back by
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Texas' Ian Kinsler, right, is held back by manager Ron Washington, center, after Kinsler was tossed by umpire Tim Tschida, left, during the first inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox. (July 24, 2012)

Manager Don Mattingly of the Los Angeles Dodgers
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Manager Don Mattingly of the Los Angeles Dodgers runs out of the dugout to argue a safe call with first base umpire Mike Dimuro during a game against the Mets at Citi Field. (July 22, 2012)

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Jack Hannahan, left, and manager Manny Acta of
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Jack Hannahan, left, and manager Manny Acta of the Cleveland Indians argue a call with home plate umpire Brian Runge during the sixth inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers. (July 25, 2012)

Manager Buck Showalter, left, and Matt Wieters of
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Manager Buck Showalter, left, and Matt Wieters of the Baltimore Orioles argue a call with first base umpire Dan Bellino during the seventh inning of a game against the Cleveland Indians. (July 23, 2012)

Home plate umpire Joe West and Detroit Tigers
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Home plate umpire Joe West and Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland argue a close call at first base during a game against the Cleveland Indians. (Aug. 5, 2012)

Manager Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Manager Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays pleads with homeplate umpire Dan Iassogna after Maddon is ejected during a game against the Cleveland Indians. (July 18, 2012)

Manager Fredi Gonzalez of the Atlanta Braves is
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Manager Fredi Gonzalez of the Atlanta Braves is ejected after arguing a call at first base during a game against the Miami Marlins. (July 23, 2012)

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Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, right, argues with
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Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, right, argues with umpire Mike Estabrook before being ejected during a game against the Miami Marlins. (July 23, 2012)

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, right, is ejected
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Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, right, is ejected from the game by home plate umpire Brian Gorman, left, after Josh Harrison was hit by a pitch from Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake in the second inning. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, right, argues
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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, right, argues with umpires Marty Foster and Jeff Kellogg after being ejected in the 10th inning of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals (July 25, 2012)

Manager Jim Tracy of the Colorado Rockies argues
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Manager Jim Tracy of the Colorado Rockies argues with umpires Mike Everitt, left, and Laz Diaz and is ejected from a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the seventh inning. (Aug. 6, 2012)

Manager Jim Tracy of the Colorado Rockies argues
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Manager Jim Tracy of the Colorado Rockies argues with umpire Mike Everitt before being ejected from a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the seventh inning. (Aug. 6, 2012)

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Manager Eric Wedge of the Seattle Mariners argues
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Manager Eric Wedge of the Seattle Mariners argues with first base umpire Brian Knight after being ejected from a game against the Baltimore Orioles in the 14th inning. (Aug. 7, 2012)

Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge argues a call
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Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge argues a call with first base umpire Brian Knight during the 14th inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (Aug. 7, 2012)

Arizona's Chris Young, center left, is restrained by
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Arizona's Chris Young, center left, is restrained by manager Kirk Gibson, center right, as he argues with home plate umpire Larry Vanover, right, after being ejected for arguing a called third strike for the last out in the of the top of the seventh inning of a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with third base
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with third base umpire Tim Welke as second base umpire Bob Davidson, left, blocks the way during a disputed call in the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (August 9, 2012)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with third base
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with third base umpire Tim Welke and second base umpire Bob Davidson, right, during a disputed call during the fifth inning a game against the Detroit Tigers. (Aug. 9, 2012)

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Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with third base
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with third base umpire Tim Welke (not pictured) after being thrown out of a game in the fifth inning. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, is tossed by
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, is tossed by third base umpire Tim Welke, right, after arguing about a double by Detroit's Andy Dirks that hit down the left field line in the fifth inning. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi walks off the field
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi walks off the field to cheers from the crowd after being tossed by third base umpire Tim Welke after arguing about a double by Detroit Tigers' Andy Dirks that hit down the left field line in the fifth inning. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with third base
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with third base umpire Tim Welke (not pictured) as second base umpire Bob Davidson, left, blocks the way after a disputed call in the fifth inning. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi, front, tosses his cap
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi, front, tosses his cap after being ejected by third base umpire Tim Welke, rear, after arguing about a double by Detroit's Andy Dirks that hit down the left field line in the fifth inning. (Aug. 9, 2012)

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