Gillespie Honored In Perfect FashionAt The Ballpark
IRVINE, Calif. — “Screw you,” Mike Gillespie said as he walked down the steps of the dugout.
But this wasn’t a barb hurled at an umpire, an insult yelled in retaliation for a disagreeable call. The retiring UC Irvine head coach wasn’t upset at a call. He wasn’t even angry. Instead, it came with a smile and was directed at his successor Ben Orloff.
Irvine had honored Gillespie with a video presentation and framed jersey before the start[…]