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Old Tue Sep 06, 2016, 10:43am
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One man Position

If you are doing a one-man umpire game (Jr Varsity), would you pad-up and do the 1-man system behind the plate, or would you do behind the mound at this level since a lot more goes on?

Just asking as i have a game today where they have only found 1 umpire so far, so just seeing what position you more seasoned umpires would choose.
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Old Tue Sep 06, 2016, 10:51am
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Gear up and work from behind the plate. Everything is in front of you.
90% of a game is balls and strikes. Be where the action is.

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Old Tue Sep 06, 2016, 11:44am
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I prefer behind the plate as well, as stated everything in front of you.

Fair foul on the lines are much easier!
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Old Tue Sep 06, 2016, 01:56pm
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You start from behind the plate. You don't spend much time there once the ball is put into play, though.
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