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Forum: Baseball Sat May 23, 2009, 11:19pm
Replies: 65
Views: 4,468
Posted By cardinalfan
What's funny is the lame reason some of the posts...

What's funny is the lame reason some of the posts on here hit the trash can, and then other posts which are much more offensive in nature are able to stay.

I was personally offended when I saw...
Forum: Baseball Sat May 23, 2009, 01:22pm
Replies: 65
Views: 4,468
Posted By cardinalfan
I'm behind you 100% on this one, JW.

I'm behind you 100% on this one, JW.
Forum: Baseball Thu May 21, 2009, 07:59pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,392
Posted By cardinalfan
I'd give $10 for an autographed Mets ball just to...

I'd give $10 for an autographed Mets ball just to take a whiz on it. :D
Forum: Baseball Wed May 20, 2009, 12:28pm
Replies: 66
Views: 3,866
Posted By cardinalfan
I said I couldn't believe they let the game to...

I said I couldn't believe they let the game to continue.

As far as restoring order, I was simply talking about getting the fight stopped. As ugly as this was, it could have been worse if fans had...
Forum: Baseball Wed May 20, 2009, 09:24am
Replies: 48
Views: 6,717
Posted By cardinalfan
Great post, JP54! And best of luck and God bless...

Great post, JP54! And best of luck and God bless you and your wife during the treatments.
Sounds like you've got a real keeper there!
Forum: Baseball Wed May 20, 2009, 08:37am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,005
Posted By cardinalfan
Had a Legion game last summer. Unbelievable...

Had a Legion game last summer. Unbelievable looking, extra-friendly, tanned, 40-something mom in shorts & tank top greets us on the way in with a bottle of water & takes her place in a lawn chair...
Forum: Baseball Wed May 20, 2009, 08:20am
Replies: 48
Views: 6,717
Posted By cardinalfan
Wrong. Been happily married for 6 years. Been...

Wrong. Been happily married for 6 years. Been married for over 26 years! :eek: (disclaimer: statement made for humor purposes only, sorry dear!)

I just thought it sounded like something...
Forum: Baseball Wed May 20, 2009, 08:12am
Replies: 66
Views: 3,866
Posted By cardinalfan
I've got an immediate ejection on the runner for...

I've got an immediate ejection on the runner for MC. Ejection on the catcher for his response to the MC.

I thought the umpires did a fine job of restoring order, with the help of a deputy. But I...
Forum: Baseball Tue May 19, 2009, 09:27pm
Replies: 48
Views: 6,717
Posted By cardinalfan
Be honest. Tell your wife how much you like the...

Be honest.
Tell your wife how much you like the pants, and nice they look and feel. Make sure she knows how much you appreciate her thoughtfulness.

Then tell her nobody has cuffs on their...
Forum: Baseball Tue May 19, 2009, 08:20am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,950
Posted By cardinalfan
As far as the OP, some of this is just the...

As far as the OP, some of this is just the product of u-10 baseball. There are a lot of inexperienced umpires who don't know the rules.
If you were calm as you said, there is no excuse in the way...
Forum: Baseball Sun May 17, 2009, 09:20pm
Replies: 51
Views: 5,406
Posted By cardinalfan
The guy in the video needs to umpire L.L. games...

The guy in the video needs to umpire L.L. games in Queens. He will do a fine job, and I'm sure they need umpires and appreciate him.
He doesn't, however, need to be doing instructional videos on...
Forum: Baseball Fri May 15, 2009, 04:31pm
Replies: 120
Views: 5,993
Posted By cardinalfan
Dang, guys. We could have saved a lot of...

Dang, guys. We could have saved a lot of bandwidth if we had just watched this video first:

YouTube - How to Be a Baseball Umpire : Umpire Etiquette...
Forum: Baseball Fri May 15, 2009, 03:28pm
Replies: 120
Views: 5,993
Posted By cardinalfan
There isn't this much talk about baiting on the...

There isn't this much talk about baiting on the frickin' Bassmasters website. :D

I do think there's a small difference. "One more word..." is backing the coach into a corner. I don't use it,...
Forum: Baseball Fri May 15, 2009, 12:25pm
Replies: 120
Views: 5,993
Posted By cardinalfan
Kev, you didn't bait the coach... but you did get...

Kev, you didn't bait the coach... but you did get baited into responding to Socalblue! :D
Forum: Baseball Fri May 15, 2009, 10:51am
Replies: 51
Views: 5,406
Posted By cardinalfan
Now I've gotta quit. The guy who works for me...

Now I've gotta quit. The guy who works for me just came in to see what all the laughing is about.

This is my favorite so far:

YouTube - How to Be a Baseball Umpire : How to Be a Home Plate...
Forum: Baseball Fri May 15, 2009, 10:34am
Replies: 51
Views: 5,406
Posted By cardinalfan
Oh gosh. That's too much. I can't watch...

Oh gosh. That's too much. I can't watch anymore. Ok, maybe one more!

Did you see in this video while ole #7 is talking to the camera, a kid is warming up the pitcher without a mask on?
C'mon...
Forum: Baseball Fri May 15, 2009, 10:28am
Replies: 51
Views: 5,406
Posted By cardinalfan
I'm hooked on this series. This stuff cracks me...

I'm hooked on this series. This stuff cracks me up.

My favorite so far is in the equipment video:
"You awlso need onea 'dese - a mask. It helps keep you from geedin' a loose tooth, a bwoken...
Forum: Baseball Fri May 15, 2009, 10:07am
Replies: 120
Views: 5,993
Posted By cardinalfan
I prefer "That's enough, coach" with the stop...

I prefer "That's enough, coach" with the stop sign as opposed to "Not another word". That's gives me freedom to discern if the next "word" is legitimate.
Forum: Baseball Wed May 13, 2009, 10:16pm
Replies: 120
Views: 5,993
Posted By cardinalfan
20+ yr vet who doesn't run coaches unless they...

20+ yr vet who doesn't run coaches unless they need it. He didn't seem to be losing any sleep over it.
Forum: Baseball Wed May 13, 2009, 09:52pm
Replies: 120
Views: 5,993
Posted By cardinalfan
Different parts of the country have different...

Different parts of the country have different ejection rates, too. I don't know why. I'm not that smart.
I have a buddy who was a partner for several years. We did high school and college...
Forum: Baseball Wed May 13, 2009, 03:02pm
Replies: 120
Views: 5,993
Posted By cardinalfan
I have been trained as a trauma/crisis counselor...

I have been trained as a trauma/crisis counselor and facilitate debriefings for police & fire depts after shootings, accidents, chases, etc. In tense situations, each word can literally be life or...
Forum: Baseball Tue May 12, 2009, 09:28pm
Replies: 120
Views: 5,993
Posted By cardinalfan
I never said I know what's best. Just different...

I never said I know what's best. Just different philosophies, which we're all entitled to.
I think ejections are a good thing. The first 15 years I called, I tossed a lot of coaches & players. ...
Forum: Baseball Tue May 12, 2009, 05:05pm
Replies: 120
Views: 5,993
Posted By cardinalfan
I'm with Kevin on this one. I used to give...

I'm with Kevin on this one. I used to give coaches short, sarcastic answers and ran them when they blew their fuse.

Over time, I've learned to use my occupational training to defuse the...
Forum: Baseball Wed May 06, 2009, 08:03am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,722
Posted By cardinalfan
I don't work timed games, but I occasionally go...

I don't work timed games, but I occasionally go out to watch Jr. & Sr. Babe Ruth games at the local park during the summer.
What you described drives me insane. This is big boy baseball - 14 yr...
Forum: Baseball Wed May 06, 2009, 07:50am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,608
Posted By cardinalfan
I saw this once in a state playoff game. The...

I saw this once in a state playoff game.

The opposing coach came and asked me about it, but I let it go because he did it on EVERY pitch. He never mixed it up. He did not quick pitch at all. He...
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