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Chip

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About Chip

  • Birthday 07/23/1973

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  • Location
    New Hampshire

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  • Your Association Name
    GSUA, NHBUA
  • Occupation
    Public Relations
  • Types/Levels of Baseball called
    High School and below
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  1. Chip

  2. Home run or out?

    I assume the question relates to this play from the Junior LL World Series
  3. Ejection chaos in SAL

    The BlueClaws Twitter account had an unofficial explanation:
  4. Collins ejection - cannot challenge

    The irony is this is the type of call that I most support having replay overturn. To me, the replay official should get to watch it once and if it is obviously the wrong call, overturn it. Otherwise, let the call on the field stand. If you're searching for angles and slowing things down frame-by-frame, that's too much. You want to get the egregiously bad calls out of the game if you can, but otherwise let the game flow as it always has.
  5. Base Award Confusion

    Yes, but you need to check it with the rule. It (and the dead ball table in rule 5) have had some typos in the past (I haven't checked recently) Agreed. Dead ball table at least has references to make it easier to circle back and verify quickly.
  6. Base Award Confusion

    You want to review 8-3-5, especially the last 4 sentences. The baserunning awards table is also a good cheat sheet (for this one, two bases #6)
  7. Squeeze play

    Not true in FED. That's only in OBR.
  8. In B and C, R1 can no longer cure his error. See 7.10(b) AR: "(2) When the ball is dead, no runner may return to touch a missed base or one he has left after he has advanced to and touched a base beyond the missed base."
  9. Report Feedback

    Agree with @VAUmp that it would have been a good EJ. Also, you might want to omit names of coaches and teams from any reports you share here.
  10. Review at first overturned .....

    Carpenter is only about 20 feet off of 3rd, it appears, when the call is made. Hard to conclusively score him on that, I think.
  11. Arbiter Connected Widget

    Agree it is a nice addition. Mine shows my next two games visible in the window and then an internal scroll to see more. I might have to bookmark the home page instead of the new content one...
  12. Looking For Opinions

    1. I almost never call time to dust the plate. Only exception is 60 foot bases when the kids are prone to craziness OR if I'm working solo and the plate is buried under dirt. 2. Yes
  13. Infield Fly If Fair

    I don't think you can review fair/foul in the infield, if I recall the guidelines correctly
  14. Socks

    Viagra makes socks? Cialis...get your facts straight. If the socks allow you to umpire for more than 4 hours, do you need to call your assignor?
  15. When would you have tossed him? Maybe he hadn't did anything to warrant ejection up to that point. What I meant was that I would have thought that they would have told him the discussion was over and walked away from him rather than allowing him to keep arguing for as long as he did. His actions at that point might or might not have led to an ejection, but standing there and letting him keep going until he uttered a magic word or phrase doesn't seem to make a lot of sense.
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