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Forum: Baseball Wed Jul 02, 2008, 10:47am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By CO ump
I may be wrong but I think accepted practice and...

I may be wrong but I think accepted practice and interp of Fed is that R1 must be attempting to steal or feinting a steal.
If R1 only has a lead and throw goes to 2nd it's a balk.

Is a large...
Forum: Baseball Tue Jul 01, 2008, 01:46pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,161
Posted By CO ump
It's apparent that you again have misunderstood...

It's apparent that you again have misunderstood my point and I apologize for not communicating very well.
I'll rephrase it so that you may better understand the point, apparently unsuccessfully, I...
Forum: Baseball Tue Jul 01, 2008, 09:43am
Replies: 36
Views: 6,161
Posted By CO ump
There's a line somewhere, it's just a matter of...

There's a line somewhere, it's just a matter of where you draw it.
#22 swings hard, makes contact releases bat late, bat hits F2 in elbow. F2 has to leave game with possible broken bone.
Next time...
Forum: Baseball Tue Jul 01, 2008, 08:51am
Replies: 84
Views: 7,714
Posted By CO ump
I know you're smart enough to recognize an...

I know you're smart enough to recognize an understatement when you read one, so I don't know why you're playing the literal game.
My point is that any umpire who makes it to MLB is seasoned enough...
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 30, 2008, 11:28pm
Replies: 84
Views: 7,714
Posted By CO ump
I believe he's been around long enough to handle...

I believe he's been around long enough to handle himself at first base.
You don't make it to MLB with out a season or two of experience.
And relative to my post Fairchild is seasoned enough to...
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 30, 2008, 11:21pm
Replies: 84
Views: 7,714
Posted By CO ump
I didn't say seasoned MLB ump. Just how long...

I didn't say seasoned MLB ump.
Just how long has he been a professional ump?
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 30, 2008, 04:13pm
Replies: 84
Views: 7,714
Posted By CO ump
There's 34 other posts on this subject including...

There's 34 other posts on this subject including yours. How many years of experience at the MLB level do you think there is in total from all these posters?


Giving you the benefit of the doubt,...
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 30, 2008, 03:09pm
Replies: 84
Views: 7,714
Posted By CO ump
What, does the MLB assign guardian angels for the...

What, does the MLB assign guardian angels for the minor leaguers?



So a major league umpire, with every reason to dump, decides not to because he is afraid?
If that's true he's may be...
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 30, 2008, 11:49am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,732
Posted By CO ump
More interesting to me than Millers team...

More interesting to me than Millers team loyalties and Drakes employment status is this whole ejection process.
Pinnella came out to talk/yell at Fairchild, doesn't look like he said a word to...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 27, 2008, 11:20am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,447
Posted By CO ump
I got this leather bag with customized embroidery...

I got this leather bag with customized embroidery for $80 delivered.

http://thefamilystore.net/BNF/2008/LUTRDUF30.jpg
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 26, 2008, 02:27pm
Replies: 66
Views: 4,686
Posted By CO ump
My base brush is to big for my pocket so how else...

My base brush is to big for my pocket so how else am I to carry it?
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 25, 2008, 07:16pm
Replies: 66
Views: 4,686
Posted By CO ump
I'm not arguing that the book is wrong. I'm just...

I'm not arguing that the book is wrong. I'm just saying that I prefer not having to take that step on a pickoff if I don't have to. Some of those pickoffs are so quick that you're not set at the tag...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 25, 2008, 02:45pm
Replies: 66
Views: 4,686
Posted By CO ump
I agree, you lose maybe a half step. How often...

I agree, you lose maybe a half step.
How often is that crucial, relative to the steady stable look you get on all 1b pick off moves?

Realistically speaking
There are many, many umps with bad...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 25, 2008, 12:44pm
Replies: 66
Views: 4,686
Posted By CO ump
My bad. I stand corrected to both you and...

My bad.
I stand corrected to both you and SDSteve.
The OP actually mentioned facing the dugouts. Bad comprehension on my part.

But I didn't totally jump to a conclusion. I did in CAPS say IF you...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 25, 2008, 12:36pm
Replies: 66
Views: 4,686
Posted By CO ump
I didn't read anyone saying to square up to the...

I didn't read anyone saying to square up to the foul line. I must have missed it, but totally agree that that would be a difficult alignment.
Edit: I did miss it in the OP. Glad I wasn't more...
Forum: Baseball Tue Jun 24, 2008, 01:49pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,685
Posted By CO ump
Unless you're in full gear behind the mound I...

Unless you're in full gear behind the mound I would disagree.
With the balloon I'd say behind the catcher is the safest.
Forum: Baseball Tue Jun 24, 2008, 01:40pm
Replies: 66
Views: 4,686
Posted By CO ump
IF you're referring to my post, I would encourage...

IF you're referring to my post, I would encourage you to read it and comprehend.
Forum: Baseball Tue Jun 24, 2008, 01:37pm
Replies: 66
Views: 4,686
Posted By CO ump
I'm certainly willing to change, it's just a...

I'm certainly willing to change, it's just a practive I've evolved to.
I've never had any evaluations mention it.
I would like to know however what the cons of my approach are and the benefits of...
Forum: Baseball Tue Jun 24, 2008, 11:50am
Replies: 66
Views: 4,686
Posted By CO ump
When I'm in B with R1 I'm chest up to the 45'...

When I'm in B with R1 I'm chest up to the 45' line and in middle to short B.

In this position I can look 45deg. (not over my shoulder) at F1 and all the action on the mound as well as home plate...
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 23, 2008, 09:09pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,328
Posted By CO ump
I'm sure you're not saying the ejection wasn't...

I'm sure you're not saying the ejection wasn't legitimate prior to the 'base stealing' episode, but that's what it sounds like.
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 23, 2008, 04:23pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,685
Posted By CO ump
Safe or "Cool"

One base coach gets hit and now MLB requires helmets and most other leagues are either requiring or considering requiring helmets for adult coaches, defying 100 + years of tradition.

If one umpire...
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 23, 2008, 03:45pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,328
Posted By CO ump
It's possible that U2s perspective was a bobble...

It's possible that U2s perspective was a bobble on the exchange.
Maybe F3s habit is to flip the ball from his glove after the out and U2 saw it that way.
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 19, 2008, 02:48pm
Replies: 66
Views: 5,467
Posted By CO ump
Sorry ACE Based on your post it appeared to me...

Sorry ACE
Based on your post it appeared to me that the only reason you stood up and embarrassed the man is because you were "leaving the board soon".
If he deserved every bit of your treatment I...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 13, 2008, 01:17am
Replies: 66
Views: 5,467
Posted By CO ump
So a guy makes a mistake, owns up to it and you...

So a guy makes a mistake, owns up to it and you feel the need to embarass him. And then only because you were leaving the board
In my neck of the woods we call that "coward"
Forum: Baseball Tue Jun 10, 2008, 11:43pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,119
Posted By CO ump
In the 70s there was no FPSR Old dogs need to...

In the 70s there was no FPSR
Old dogs need to keep up with the game:D
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