Saturday, August 31, 2013

How to Become a Baseball Umpire Guide

Step-by-step instructions on how to become an umpire in the following leagues:
  • Little League
  • Babe Ruth
  • High School
  • American Legion
  • College
  • Major Leagues

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  1. Rule 6.02(a ) Comment (Rule 8.05 Comment )
    : Umpires should
    bear in mind that the purpose of the balk rule is to prevent the
    pitcher from deliberately deceiving the base runner. If there is
    2016 Official Baseball Rules (PDF)_2016 Official Baseball Rules 3/15/16 2:38 PM Page 73
    BALK Rule 6.02(a) to 6.02(c)74 If there is doubt in the umpire’s mind, the “intent” of the pitcher should
    govern. However, certain specifics should be borne in mind:
    Straddling the pitcher’s rubber without the ball is to be interpreted as intent to deceive and ruled a balk. SO WHAT IF THE PITCHER DOES HAVE THE BALL? IS HE ALLOWED TAKE SIGNALS WHILE STRADDLING THE RUBBER?