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  1. SJA

    2020 OBR Rule Book!

    WOW!, just received the "book" . . . WAY too small printing for old eyes! Hope they come out with another source e.g. Kindle, .PDF, or format that can be magnified! . . . and not through a magnifying glass! . . . if anyone knows another way, please advise. TKS!
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  3. Thanks guys for all your help. I ordered a 2020 OBR book. :-)
  4. Is this what you're ref too: Official Baseball Rules: Home (umpirebible.com) Rule 5.09(a)(2) Comment: "Legally caught" means in the catcher's glove before the ball touches the ground. It is not legal if the ball lodges in his clothing or paraphernalia; or if it touches the umpire and is caught by the catcher on the rebound. If a foul tip first strikes the catcher's glove and then goes on through and is caught by both hands against his body or protector, before the ball touches the ground, it is a strike, and if third strike, batter is out. If smothered against his body or protector,
  5. No there isn't a new MLB OBR book to my knowledge. I'm just ref WUS Rules & Interp Manual.
  6. To the best of my knowledge and recently ref as of Dec 2020, it's what I posted above from WUS.
  7. Well, according to Wendelstedt 2020 / 2021, it's still:
  8. Sorry guys, can't find any 2021 OBR Rules that have changed the def of Foul Tip. Help me out .
  9. Please cite the new OBR definition reference.
  10. Don't think OBR changed. ?
  11. How many people were in the Online Class? Did everyone pass?
  12. "Abel is picked off second base... (Standalone usage for indicating Abel's putout.)" I agree. A local Ump asked me that question and I realized I had to think about how the question was asked / written.
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