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But, perhaps you should first read the rule book. (note: fans complaining about officiating should ALWAYS start with reading the rule book)...
If Sidick's action were deemed "unsportsmanlike" not only would the batter have been called out, but Sidick ejected from the game for his unsportsmanlike conduct...
6.05 (m) A preceding runner, in the umpire's judgment, intentionally interferes with a fielder who is attempting to catch a thrown ball or to throw a ball in an attempt to complete any play;
Rule 6.05 (m) COMMENT: the objective of this rule is to penalize the offensive team for deliberate, unwarranted, unsportsmanlike action by the runner leaving the baseline for the obvious purpose of crashing the pivot man on a double play, rather than trying to reach the base. Obviously, this is an umpire's judgment play.
Sidick did not leave the baseline for the obvious purpose of crashing the pivot man. Sidick did not leave the baseline, rather than try to reach second base. Sidick did not leave the baseline at all.
The contact at second base was violent, no doubt. And the Gateway shortstop was shaken up on the play, later leaving the game. But Sidick was AT THE BASE, and his slide was not unwarranted, or unsportmanlike. It was not unlike a hundred other "breakup slides" that we've all seen all year long, and for as long as we've seen baseball.
It just didn't work out for the Grizzlies, so the umpires blew it.