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Game Management

Aug 28 2008 01:38 PM | ump81 in Game Management

Game Management This is my first post to this site, I'm not too web savvy and not the greatest computer guy but I have been umpiring for over 13 years and have graduated from Jim Evans Academy. I am an evaluator for my local association, we work m...

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I Will Get More Ejections!

Aug 28 2008 02:24 PM | Warren in Game Management

I Will Get More Ejections! Gentlemen, I’ve long been an advocate of the ejection being the tool of last resort. You may have seen my many posts on various forums where I state somebody has been too quick to toss a player or coach. I’m coming to t...

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Pre-Game with Your Partner

Aug 28 2008 12:31 PM | Warren in Game Management

Pre-Game with Your Partner The pre-game with your partner is one of the most important parts of the game. This can make the game on the field go a lot smoother. Unfortunately, I as well as most of the umps I work with really take this part of the game...

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Look Sharp

Aug 28 2008 12:28 PM | Warren in Game Management

Look Sharp I had a game one afternoon where I was actually embarrassed for my partner. Not because he blew a call, no my partner looked like crap going out to the field. Gentlemen, we talk about “selling the call” and a huge part of that is your prese...

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Plate Conference

Aug 28 2008 12:35 PM | Warren in Game Management

Plate Conference The plate conference is more than an annoying pre-game ritual we have to go through each game; It sets the ground work for your game management. You can earn huge credibility points here. It’s sad to say that this critical part of th...

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Earn Big Points with the Little Things

Aug 28 2008 12:27 PM | Warren in Game Management

Earn Big Points with the Little Things There are many aspects of umpiring which often go un noticed unless they’re not there or something’s wrong. Often times it’s the little things that make people successful. This holds true as an umpire. Arrive on...

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