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Forum: Softball Mon Jul 27, 2015, 10:47pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,883
Posted By txtrooper
You may be able to use the chest mount harness to...

You may be able to use the chest mount harness to get done what you are looking to do.
Forum: Softball Fri Jun 05, 2015, 10:56pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,544
Posted By txtrooper
Thank you

Thank you all for the responses, I believe I am going to try the 3N2. I was talking with some other umpires and it appears they are liking that shoe over the New Balance. We have not floated away,...
Forum: Softball Tue Jun 02, 2015, 08:30pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,544
Posted By txtrooper
Plate Shoes

I am retiring my old Reebok plate shoes and canít find any new black Reeboks in my size. I have tried the New Balance in the past and they were not as comfortable as the Reeboks. Are the new model...
Forum: Softball Sun Jul 20, 2014, 11:29am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,110
Posted By txtrooper
Collision

The 2014 Umpire Manuel still has a difficult situations section that talks about collisions on page 253. Collision: contact between defensive and offensive players does not mean that OBS or INT...
Forum: Softball Sun Jul 20, 2014, 10:49am
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By txtrooper
Ip

I may call it early and nip it in the bud; it's one of those situations you need to see to call.
Forum: Softball Sun Oct 27, 2013, 10:15pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,776
Posted By txtrooper
Agreed!

Agreed!
Forum: Softball Tue Oct 01, 2013, 10:33pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,202
Posted By txtrooper
An obstructed runner can be called out for a...

An obstructed runner can be called out for a laundry list of violations between the Base(s) they were obstructed, missing a base (appeal) is one of them.
Forum: Softball Tue Oct 01, 2013, 10:25pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By txtrooper
As umpires, we just have to use the information...

As umpires, we just have to use the information that we have to make the call, there is no hard fast rule to go either way. Take what you see and look for any additional indicators, such as the...
Forum: Softball Mon Sep 30, 2013, 09:17pm
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By txtrooper
A defensive player must be given the opportunity...

A defensive player must be given the opportunity to field a batted ball anywhere on the playing field; therefore I would consider interference. You can refer to the rule definition; which is: the act...
Forum: Softball Sun Sep 29, 2013, 09:52pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,303
Posted By txtrooper
According to ASA Rule 8, Section 2.F.3: When the...

According to ASA Rule 8, Section 2.F.3: When the batter-runner interferes with a thrown ball while out of the batters box the batter runner is out. The original post stated that only one foot was in...
Forum: Softball Sun Sep 29, 2013, 12:45pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,022
Posted By txtrooper
After a email to the league and talk with the...

After a email to the league and talk with the board, they re-voted and repealed the 8U bunt rule.
Forum: Softball Sun Sep 29, 2013, 12:40pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,303
Posted By txtrooper
Hey Mike, does one foot in mean the other was out...

Hey Mike, does one foot in mean the other was out of the batters box? What did you rule? Would you have considered 8.2.F.3?
Forum: Softball Sun Sep 29, 2013, 12:16pm
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By txtrooper
In my experience, most clinics ASA/NFHS/NCAA are...

In my experience, most clinics ASA/NFHS/NCAA are teaching umpires to set a little higher when they are blocked out in the slot. I will set up a little more behind the catcher and high enough to see...
Forum: Softball Mon Sep 16, 2013, 08:56pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By txtrooper
Thanks Brad!

We appreciate it!
Forum: Softball Sun Sep 15, 2013, 11:12pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,022
Posted By txtrooper
Uic

I have been doing it for a little over three years and can tell you that its a thankless job! Recruiting, scheduling and training umpires is a tall order; although dealing with the league seems to be...
Forum: Softball Sun Sep 15, 2013, 10:53pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,707
Posted By txtrooper
Agreed!

Agreed!
Forum: Softball Sun Sep 15, 2013, 10:38pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By txtrooper
I had problems with the site as well.

I had trouble getting to the softball page from the main link.
Forum: Softball Tue Feb 26, 2013, 08:50pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,581
Posted By txtrooper
UIC Clinic

This was my first ASA UIC Clinic and I had a great time; it was nice to see some old friends and to make some new ones. I hope you all have a great season.
Forum: Softball Thu May 10, 2012, 08:44pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,865
Posted By txtrooper
Agreed!:)

Agreed!:)
Forum: Softball Thu May 10, 2012, 08:38pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,521
Posted By txtrooper
I suppose anything is possible!

I suppose anything is possible!
Forum: Softball Tue May 08, 2012, 08:09pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,521
Posted By txtrooper
Yes she is the assistant coach, Lindsay Gardner...

Yes she is the assistant coach, Lindsay Gardner is the head coach. I find it hard to believe this is what was called and accepted.
Forum: Softball Tue May 08, 2012, 07:49pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By txtrooper
In ASA the sub/CR is officially in the game when...

In ASA the sub/CR is officially in the game when reported to the PU. A CR may not run for a CR (illegal runner). PU should not have allowed the CR to run for a CR (Rule 8, Section 10) and talked to...
Forum: Softball Tue May 08, 2012, 07:21pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,377
Posted By txtrooper
Your question contradicts itself somewhat by...

Your question contradicts itself somewhat by stating that there are runners on 1st and 3rd; it then states that the batter hit an infield fly, which is a little confusing as it is read. Were there...
Forum: Softball Mon May 07, 2012, 11:21pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,875
Posted By txtrooper
Originally Posted by SRW Read ASA R/S #8. ...

Originally Posted by SRW
Read ASA R/S #8.

And it would help you to sit back for a few months and just read this forum instead of posting nonsense on it.



+1
Forum: Softball Mon May 07, 2012, 11:15pm
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By txtrooper
I was scheduled to call a game with him two weeks...

I was scheduled to call a game with him two weeks ago in the Woodlands. I had talked with Ricky on the phone for a good while about the game ahead of us; he seemed like a great guy. I did not make it...
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