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Forum: Baseball Thu Aug 03, 2006, 05:57pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By Bainer
Absolutely- I agree. I was just amazed by the...

Absolutely- I agree. I was just amazed by the similarity of my play and the one in question.

Bainer.
Forum: Baseball Thu Aug 03, 2006, 02:27pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,935
Posted By Bainer
Quick one for you guys...

Here's a quick one for you guys- a few of us are wrestling with this one right now, and I thought I'd get some more opinions.

r1, no outs. Batter hits a line drive which hits third base, and...
Forum: Baseball Thu Aug 03, 2006, 02:21pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By Bainer
I'm not sure that this was a fourth out question....

I'm not sure that this was a fourth out question.
I had a very similar play on the weekend and the plate ump made a knee-jerk call- and got it wrong- even though we all tried to correct him.

Our...
Forum: Baseball Mon Jul 31, 2006, 03:07pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,056
Posted By Bainer
I'm loving my new gear...

I just bought a new chest protector this season. I was in the BB2000, but wanted something smaller.
I went with the 'douglas vest'.
Not only is it smaller and lighter, but the protection is...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jul 19, 2006, 11:45am
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By Bainer
Looking high and low for a rule...

Okay-
Had a situation that frankly I couldn't care less about, but it got back to the umpire's association and they upheld the complaint, so here it is-

TWICE in the same game, the visiting...
Forum: Baseball Mon Jul 10, 2006, 05:16pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,942
Posted By Bainer
There needs to be some common sense

Tourneys do make you walk the fine between interest and physical exhaustion. The important thing is common sense- don't take on any more than you can handle- I think we've all been in that "end of...
Forum: Baseball Mon Jul 10, 2006, 04:53pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,758
Posted By Bainer
A lot of alliteration from an angry arbiter. ...

A lot of alliteration from an angry arbiter.
You can't do that to the English Language.


Bainer.
Forum: Baseball Thu Jul 06, 2006, 06:33pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,164
Posted By Bainer
Players DO get fined and reprimanded for this- in...

Players DO get fined and reprimanded for this- in what they lovingly call KANGAROO COURT...and to that end, our umpire's association has implemented it as well.
Miss a rotation? Face a penalty....
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 28, 2006, 07:03pm
Replies: 92
Views: 6,424
Posted By Bainer
Camp Example

This is true. I remember going over this for a few days at the school. Also, and more specific to this situation, at one of our National Camps, during the on-field session, they addressed this sort...
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 26, 2006, 05:34pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,487
Posted By Bainer
Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournaments

Hey there-
Has anyone umpired at the Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournaments?
One of the minor associations I help out with is sending a team, and has offered to send a few umpires as well.

The...
Forum: Baseball Sat Jun 24, 2006, 02:35pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,807
Posted By Bainer
Over theyears, I''ve accumulated so many 'parts'...

Over theyears, I''ve accumulated so many 'parts' of masks, I veary the mask based on which shirts we're (I'm )wearing.
Roughly,
Black Shirt- Black frame w/grey pads,black harness or black frame...
Forum: Baseball Sun Jun 18, 2006, 10:18pm
Replies: 55
Views: 4,229
Posted By Bainer
This is the first photo I've seem of them- They...

This is the first photo I've seem of them-
They don't look too ugly- no more so than other boots I've encountered, but I'd be concerned about the sole.
It looks like a New Balance running shoe...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 16, 2006, 06:30pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,931
Posted By Bainer
Few years back- tourney meeting. Getting some of...

Few years back- tourney meeting. Getting some of the last-minute questions out of some of the new guys. One of the newest, youngest guys asks "is it okay to tell them where the ball is? like,...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 16, 2006, 12:12pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,518
Posted By Bainer
We had a small faction of our locals that decided...

We had a small faction of our locals that decided they were going to go with the 'hand-on-the-back' for a while last year. Majority of them worked the box, a few were heel-toe'ers.
Their balance...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 14, 2006, 07:25pm
Replies: 51
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Views: 3,801
Posted By Bainer
Thumbs up for +POS

I'm a +POS brat.
As I've posted before, there aren't a lot of suppliers around where I live. Prior to the advent of the internet, your choices were limited to what few items they had at the 'mall',...
Forum: Baseball Tue Jun 13, 2006, 12:22am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bainer
Hey- I asked this very same question of the OBA...

Hey-
I asked this very same question of the OBA last week after a horribly botched rotation in one of my games.
Stevenson said that the OBA doesn't have thier 4man interp. book (that tall white...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 09, 2006, 04:36pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By Bainer
There's a coach in one of our league that we call...

There's a coach in one of our league that we call Coach Thesaurus. He's an English Professor at the University in town and has given us some good ones over the years such as his pitcher's...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 09, 2006, 09:57am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,268
Posted By Bainer
In addition to remaining hydrated, keep up the...

In addition to remaining hydrated, keep up the electrolytes with Gatorade or powerade, whatever, and remember- Bananas, bananas, bananas. Keep the potassium levels up- less cramping.
Have fun!
...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 08, 2006, 03:52pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,781
Posted By Bainer
Well, I mean, the sun rises and sets on him- you...

Well, I mean, the sun rises and sets on him- you know that, right?




Dupes is glad that the Gospel of Yellow is spreading around.
He explained it to me- what was your part in that debacle?...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 08, 2006, 12:35pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,781
Posted By Bainer
LOL. Please refer to...

LOL.
Please refer to http://forum.officiating.com/showthread.php?t=26766
Guess who's who.


Bainer.
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 08, 2006, 11:24am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,129
Posted By Bainer
At one of our recent recertification camps, more...

At one of our recent recertification camps, more than a few umps showed up with the same new chest protector- our Regional association has an 'official supplier', so we often get 'flavor of the month...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 08, 2006, 01:13am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,609
Posted By Bainer
I agree. If they did, you would run into the...

I agree.
If they did, you would run into the situation we have here with a local sporting goods store- they have guaranteed a number of brands of hockey sticks and baseball bats that they carry...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 08, 2006, 01:07am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,781
Posted By Bainer
I am killing myself laughing...

I am killing myself laughing...
Not because I don't believe you, or I think it's funny- but because that's what I am doing RIGHT NOW!
When the knee went, the old-school +POS Brinkman models with,...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 07, 2006, 05:06pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,987
Posted By Bainer
We had a situation a year-or-so ago that was...

We had a situation a year-or-so ago that was handled similarly.
In the late innings of a game with a time curfew, the manager brought in a recently called up pitcher.
He and the catcher could not...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 07, 2006, 04:44pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,129
Posted By Bainer
Thank for all the suggestions...

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions.
After looking into all the options prodided by you and by other umpires, I went with the Douglas Vest.

It's considerably lighter and leaner than the...
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