This OJ won't try and squeeze you.......Interview from behind the Official's mask
About 5-7 years ago when O.J. Ruiz umpired in the Charter Fabric League I thought he was a bad umpire. I was wrong. So wrong. I'm sorry. He has improved and not only do I consider him a fair and competent official who I have the utmost respect for, I also consider him a friend.
OJ is a class act, solid umpire and overall good person who is always a pleasure to be around. He may not be perfect, but he is professional. It is appreciated.
Recently I interviewed OJ and asked him the following questions :