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th3 last won the day on April 16 2013

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    Little League up to High School (softball too)
  1. Strike Call

    i say something close to "hike" and I hammer
  2. 2018 POE

  3. Appeal of pulled foot

    How are you calling safe if you cant see the pulled foot but the ball beat the runner? I would think that you would only be calling safe if you had him safe regardless of the foot or if you saw a pulled foot. no?
  4. Last time by and other fun stuff

    If the fielder took the throw on the bag like a 1st baseman before Judge got there (like a force play), he would still be out right? It was obvious that they were appealing. Judges running almost got them to screw it up by making the more difficult tag play
  5. Last time by and other fun stuff

    So smart a base runner that he didn't know to touch second on the way back!
  6. CP under plate coat

    I usually wear a right sized dri fit kind of shirt over my CP (I don't have a plate coat). I think I feel like the slightly tight shirt helps keep it in place.
  7. Powder Coated Chrome Moliben

    Someone grab that CP. best CP for the money for sure. I have one and a backup or I'd grab it
  8. Best lines you've heard or used at an umpire?

    why don't you go stand near their bench so we can take a team picture
  9. Nutty Buddy Question

    my set up as well
  10. Ump from NJ

    Wlecome NJSBUA as well
  11. NYSBUA Clinic

    @SJA - I was also a bit disappointed. While I always enjoy a day talking to and getting to know other umpires, I am looking for feedback and advanced instruction in a clinic at this stage of my game. I though the cage work wasnt worth much, in that we saw very few pitches and spent most of the time watching from the other end of the cage, w/out the opportunity to really learn from other's sessions. I did like the station that focused on DP footwork and steals of 2nd. As I said, I had an enjoyable day with some friends from home (NJ) and met some really nice guys from the local area. All of the instructors were gracious with their time (Rod Drake is pretty entertaining) and seemed to enjoy sharing knowledge and stories - but I did not feel like the instruction was up to what I was looking for.
  12. NEW New Balance Plate Shoe

    Jim - how do they size width wise? i am a pretty average 10 1/2 shoe - what width would you recommend? thanks
  13. 3rd World Play

    its not easy out there
  14. Avoiding contact?

    It was the 3rd out. I called the out.
  15. Avoiding contact?

    Nhfs rules. Runner heading towards 3rd in a rundown. F5 has ball in glove waiting to tag the runner, maybe 10 feet away from the bag. The runner runner runs straight into f5, with no attempt to slide or avoid contact. F5 holds his glove in front of him for the tag and the ball pops out.