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Billy Crystal was not really feeling the strike zone during the AL Wild Card Game

Billy Crystal shrugs at AL Wild Card Game walk

It's got to be great to be famous and beloved, right? When you're a celebrity, people are probably extra nice to you. They probably bend over backwards to make you happy, just because they want to be your plus one the next time you host the Oscars (which you do in cycles, like an awards show Halley's Comet).

If you can't tell, I'm specifically referring to Billy Crystal, a celebrity who we can all agree seems to be having a lot of fun. But there are some forces of the world that just aren't all that impressed with fame. Here's a partial list: Gravity, electromagnetism and MLB umpires.

During Tuesday's AL Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser, Masahiro Tanaka threw a pitch to the Astros' Jason Castro that was called a ball, leading to a walk that loaded the bases. Crystal/your fourth-favorite character in "The Princess Bride," from his seats a few rows off the field, saw the pitch differently.


To be fair, we have all felt this way at some point in our lives. Example: "'Arrested Development' got canceled."


"We're all sold out of special edition 'Star Wars' toys." 


"Miss, it's unreasonable for an adult to try to put that much ice cream into a shopping cart." 


We can all identify. But umpires bow to no grumpy shrug -- the ball was still a ball, and the walk was still a walk. Jose Altuve grounded out in the next at-bat, ending the inning, but the Astros still went on to win, 3-0. They'll face the Royals in the ALDS, which you can watch Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7:37 pm ET on FOX Sports 1.

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