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Organist Ejected By Umpire For Playing Three Blind Mice

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An organist plays in the orchestra. (credit: PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

An organist plays in the orchestra. (credit: PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) Derek Dye is spending the summer before his senior year at the University of Illinois interning for the Daytona Cubs. If an internship is supposed to offer you real world experience, Dye’s experience on Wednesday night was proof.

Dye was being given the chance to run the organ music during Wednesday night’s game. There was a questionable call at first base. “Looked like our first baseman caught it, and then lost it on the transfer. So you figure the call would be out,” Dye told 94WIP’s Marc Farzetta.

So Dye thought he’d have a little fun. “I played “Three Blind Mice,” knew organ tone, no lyrics, just the organ,” he said. “And then, within about four or five seconds of the song playing, the home plate umpire looks up, yells as loud as he can, ‘you’re gone!’” The home plate umpire had tossed Dye from the game.

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