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johnnyg08 last won the day on May 18 2015

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  1. jaksa roder manual

    I emailed about a 2018 update. If he puts out an update w/ the 2018 rule changes. I'll get a new one. Until then, I will hold off.
  2. triple play???

    Sounds like two outs to me. How would R1 be out?
  3. RLI on outside / foul territory side

    Nice work!
  4. RLI on outside / foul territory side

    What date was this game? Looks like Braves/White Sox, Top of the 8th. Have any more details? This is a great clip!
  5. Plays at the Plate

    Just a little bit of happy feet on the first clip which I think is actually titled clip 3...or the wild pitch. The umpire was set for your call, but some unnecessary bouncing around. Nice call on the one where the kid lifted his left arm to swim the tag. Good clips. At the amateur level consider maybe a little more depth...some might say the umpire is a tad close.
  6. Who's call is it

    Yes. Give them a glance and work w/ your partner.
  7. Who's call is it

    True, but a BU worth anything is gonna give you some help at third base...there could very easily be obstruction by F5 there too. Work together, then just plain experience and not being a mechanics manual umpire.
  8. BR Reverses Direction to HP, Baseball

    Well done sir. That's the game and here's the clip: Some good rule discussion as well as plate mechanics. Notice how PU moves to 1BLx for fair foul, then rotates 3BLx because there is a runner there who may attempt to score. Great clip!
  9. Near the on deck circle...

    I love this post! Thank you!
  10. BR Reverses Direction to HP, Baseball

    Great clip. When was this?
  11. Base award

    Slight modification to the question...Curious, would this be the same for a righty and a jump turn? IOW, jumping back behind the rubber, all on one motion, then feinting to 1B? Then arguing that the pitcher stepped off? Balk or no?
  12. Wendelstedt Manuals Updated?

    Saw this on their website a couple days ago. It doesn't appear to be there any longer: Anybody know if their stuff is updated yet or not?
  13. How many batters are allowed to warm up between innings?

    There is one team in my area that does it every year. I'm convinced that I am the only one who enforces it. When I do their games now, it's kind of funny because a couple of the kids give me a grin like they know I'm the only one who enforces it. And what do I mean by it....the entire lineup 1-9 lined up outside of and parallel to the dugout swinging while the starting pitcher is warming up. It's annoying because if I were to end up filing an incident report or worse, I can kiss those games for that school goodbye.
  14. Statute of Limitations

    I like the history of a thread. I think there's value (in some cases) in the resurrection. :-)
  15. Batter Interference on Strike Three

    Some codes have a different definition for backswing interference. Some call it follow through interference. There is something that is referred to as practice swing interference. Lots of interference everywhere. In a boat, with a goat. Sam I am. I do not like green eggs and ham.