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Old Fri Nov 07, 2008, 08:29pm
bob jenkins bob jenkins is offline
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Originally Posted by chuckfan1 View Post
Just need a little GPS here...
Was at the 3 man camp couple weeks ago in AZ. Paronto was there going over rules, new, etc..
At one point he was talking about the close play at first and said, paraphrasing..."BR must CLEARLY beat the throw"...seeming to indicate thats whats in the book. He strongly emphasized the "clearly"...
So, was having a discussion with a fellow umpire about this, and I tried finding it in the college rule book. Couldnt find it. Is it in there? OBR? Does it say "clearly" in the book? Or was Jim just speaking in general terms?.
My take: He was trying to debunk the myth that "the tie goes to the runner."
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