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  1. But if you notice there is no "time limit" on when he has to separate his hands. Know the rule, know the intent/spirit of the rule, and know how to apply it.
  2. By you saying this your comment, IMO, becomes null and void.
  3. I've noticed he has done that for several years. I t works for him.
  4. Thank you for service and sacrifice. From an old paratrooper. AATW
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    Protected Fielder?

    If you judged the SS had no play on the ball you would have obstruction on the SS.
  6. Plate umpire has it to the 45 foot line. After that it is the base umpires call.
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    ball out of play

    Don't forget in NFHS BOTH feet must be in dead ball territory for it to be ruled a dead ball.
  8. $259? Somebody fell and bumped their head!
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    MiLB Shake UP

    So.... MLB wants to reorganize MiLB. Wow! Still trying to reinvent the wheel!
  10. I've always looked at it this way. Players can FAIL 70% of the time and make it to the HOF. The ones working the show are expected to be perfect and improve. So when they MISS one it doesn't bother me one bit. Their game=Apples. Our game=Oranges.
  11. In NFHS(Fed) the ball has to be at or below the chin. Nothing in OBR.
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    Thanks JC. I've always had trouble with tests. I know the rules until I get to tests then my ADD kicks in. I either read too much into the question or I'll read it wrong.
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    Can someone tell me what the tests are like at the MiLB Umpire Training Academy?
  14. Remember an outfielder can catch an IFF.
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    Youth coaches

    Know the rule. know the spirit of the rule, and know how to apply it.
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    Youth coaches

    Good luck with that.
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    First EJ

    Tennis shoes and clipboards have a VERY short leash.
  18. Yes. I want to wear this on my head the WHOLE GAME! I wonder how many times my cap will come off when I remove my mask?
  19. Minor League Baseball Umpire Training Academy.
  20. Trying to register for 2020 school. I'm paying a $150 deposit. When I click on pay a message comes up that says enter enter integer only for partial payment. Help please.
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