Baseball is a game of silent emotions and they happen often, but quickly. The action is also great too, but in a game of good pitching, it can be sparse.
In a duel of good throwing, a steal made the action image of the game between the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles. Much like emotions, when action happens, it happens fast. Being able to anticipate and compose the frame before it happens is half the battle.
After the safe slide into third base, all the photographers looked to the back of their cameras to see what happened. A miss-thrown ball resulted in everyone jumping into the air.
Usually I'd clean up the frame by cropping in tight, but the umpire also jumping added another visual element I enjoyed.