Ump West works 4,000th game
MILWAUKEE -- Joe West picked up his plaque behind home plate, and the ball from the first pitch was saved as a souvenir.
Then, it was back to business as usual for baseball's Cowboy Joe.
Umpiring his 4,000th major league game Thursday when Washington played Milwaukee, West ejected Nationals interim manager Jim Riggleman for arguing a check-swing strikeout in the third inning.
Interesting way to mark the milestone. Then again, West has never shied away from the spotlight.
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