Well, would you look at that? An MLB umpire doing the exact opposite of walking off in securing the all-too-elusive victory that is a triumph of the human spirit. Little more impressive than any win that can be racked up on the baseball diamond if you ask me.
Sadly, not everyone would have meddled in a stranger's business - even if it was suicidal - but I'm glad that John Tumpane realized that a woman scaling the side of a bridge in broad daylight probably didn't want to die as badly as her actions hinted she did. Not to be too grim, but if taking your own life is truly something you want done successful then you don't do it during the lunchtime rush. What John Tumpane witnessed was a cry for help, and the fact that he didn't hesitate to answer that cry is nothing short of heroic.
Granted, he probably came down pretty hard from that high of heroism after the first time a drunken slob with mustard on his shirt told him to get off his knees and stop blowing the game because - shockingly - beer goggles can alter the perception of the strike zone. Having to deal with infantile managers coming stunningly close to spitting in his face probably had him questioning whether each and every life is worth saving. However, when it mattered most he sprung into action and protected a random woman from herself, and that type of selfless appreciation for others is something we can - and should - all aspire to.