So in the midst of last night’s ALCS game, the Wikipedia article on Tim McClelland offered readers a live commentary on his actions, or inactions, during that game. I have analyzed the edits and presented them to you, in order.
It started with an innocent word.
It was followed by a subtle, but meaningful edit…
…and an even more subtle one.
Finally, an editor decided that it was time to explain these personal descriptions.
Mind you, these are all happening over the course of several minutes. White knights came to the rescue with reverts, but they couldn’t keep factoids like this from sneaking in:
Suddenly, there was commentary being added to the commentary:
White knights removed the blindness, but couldn’t stop the idiocy:
…or more things I’m amazed I didn’t know about Tim McClelland:
The last edit before the article was protected by Wikipedia administrators is priceless.
So there you go! It’s amazing he’s managed to make it as far as he has as an umpire despite being a blind, drunken idiot.