It was probably tough growing up with a name like Lee Bum-ho, but that doesn’t excuse the Kia Tigers’ bat-flipping first baseman from flipping the bat into an immobile umpire. After an epically unremarkable walk for the Korean baseball player, no less.
Bat-flip of the day featuring KIA's Lee Bum-ho and the home plate ump pic.twitter.com/VlfUAWRFhz
— Dan Kurtz (@MyKBO) August 16, 2016
Bum-ho should probably not expect any borderline calls any time soon.