The Psychology of Umpiring

The Psychology of Umpiring   While a great deal of becoming a successful umpire and a good umpire is related directly to knowledge of rules, positioning, mechanics, and timing, too many umps do not understand the proper psychology they should use on the field....

BASEBALL BAT RULES with 2018 CHANGES

BELOW ARE THE BASEBALL BAT RULES FOR: CAL RIPKEN – BABE RUTH LEAGUES LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL NCAA NATIONAL FEDERATION of STATE HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATIONS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2018 BAT Rules with Changes Cal Ripken-Babe Ruth League, Inc. Latest Bat Rule Changes for...

Pre-Requisites for Good Umpiring

Pre-Requisites for Good Umpiring The umpire who performs his duties in a brisk, business-like manner upon his arrival at the field, who is courteous with players and coaches (without being overly friendly) prior to the game, whose calls are made promptly and...

Baseball STRIKE ZONEĀ  Real, Imagined or METAPHYSICAL

  Baseball STRIKE ZONEĀ  Real, Imagined or METAPHYSICAL Metaphysical: difficult to understand highly abstract or abstruse of or to a reality beyond what is perceptible to the senses of or relating to things that are thought to exist but that cannot be seen WOW,...

The Transfer Rule Change

In this video my friend Al Kaplon (who works for MLB and is a former AAA/MLB umpire) discusses the “Transfer Rule” as they call it now and what we call the “transfer interpretation”. Now keep in mind, this is for Major League baseball purposes...
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