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Forum: Softball Sun May 26, 2019, 12:34pm
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Skahtboi
After years of watching college softball on ESPN,...

After years of watching college softball on ESPN, I don't wonder anything anymore. They seem to seek out people who, while they may have played the game, have the least grasp on the rules and or flow...
Forum: Softball Mon Jul 23, 2018, 05:01pm
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By Skahtboi
Spirits of ammonia can be ordered from CVS and...

Spirits of ammonia can be ordered from CVS and Amazon online. Part of the role it plays in "Florida Water" is to keep the person alert when the are fatiguing. Sea Breeze is an astringent, so I do not...
Forum: Softball Sat Jun 23, 2018, 12:31pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By Skahtboi
On average, only 20 percent of officials return...

On average, only 20 percent of officials return for their third year of officiating.
Forum: Softball Sun Jun 03, 2018, 04:32pm
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By Skahtboi
There was another very similar catch/no catch in...

There was another very similar catch/no catch in today's game in right field. The Washington right fielder seems adept at selling no catches.
Forum: Softball Sat May 12, 2018, 04:13pm
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Skahtboi
With that said, I use the SUIP checklist for all...

With that said, I use the SUIP checklist for all of my games. I amend it for whatever level I am calling.
Forum: Softball Sat May 12, 2018, 04:11pm
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Skahtboi
https://ncoa.arbitersports.com/Groups/107475/Libra...

https://ncoa.arbitersports.com/Groups/107475/Library/files/Softball/Umpire%20Pregame%20Checklist.pdf

http://members.ahsaa.org/public/userfiles/AOA/Softball/AOA_SBPregameCheck.pdf
Forum: Softball Sat May 12, 2018, 04:04pm
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By Skahtboi
Live stream:

Anyone interested in a clinic on how to umpire incorrectly? Just click on the live game for today: (It is not the teams listed, by the way)

Live Now – Friday Night Glory...
Forum: Softball Sun Apr 15, 2018, 02:39pm
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Skahtboi
My problem here is why did the BU call INT unless...

My problem here is why did the BU call INT unless he clearly saw something being done by R1 that would denote INT??
Forum: Softball Sun Apr 08, 2018, 05:07pm
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Skahtboi
As far as I know you are correct.

As far as I know you are correct.
Forum: Softball Fri Mar 16, 2018, 02:12pm
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By Skahtboi
The continued destruction of baseball by owners...

The continued destruction of baseball by owners who are turning on their loyal fan base to try and make the game "interesting" to people who will never be true fans, anyway.

I was a loyal fan for...
Forum: Softball Sun Mar 11, 2018, 09:23pm
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Skahtboi
And also, from the same site there is: ...

And also, from the same site there is:

Umpire systems-videos (http://www.cactusumpires.com/video-general.html)
Forum: Softball Sun Mar 11, 2018, 09:14pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,700
Posted By Skahtboi
Rule citation?

Rule citation?
Forum: Softball Sat Oct 21, 2017, 01:02am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,632
Posted By Skahtboi
Okay...I'll play devil's advocate here. Do...

Okay...I'll play devil's advocate here.

Do you feel a need to verbalize all calls that are obvious to everyone in the ballpark?

A lazy fly ball to the outfield, like an obvious foul, doesn't...
Forum: Softball Sat Oct 21, 2017, 12:50am
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By Skahtboi
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Softball Sat Oct 21, 2017, 12:45am
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By Skahtboi
I'll be honest. Years ago I learned that I call a...

I'll be honest. Years ago I learned that I call a more consistent strike zone by setting up exactly the same on every batter. My head drops no lower than the extended throat protector on my mask...
Forum: Softball Sat Oct 21, 2017, 12:38am
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By Skahtboi
Yeah....I am a little late. I know. But my timing...

Yeah....I am a little late. I know. But my timing in making the call may be just a little slower than other's

So....Happy birthday Steve. Thanks for your contributions to the umpiring community.
Forum: Softball Sat Apr 22, 2017, 05:02pm
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By Skahtboi
After working my way through many chest...

After working my way through many chest protectors I really think the Pro 9 is the best for softball. However, if you are set on using Ump Attire for the supplier, I didn't see one on there.
Forum: Softball Sat Apr 01, 2017, 04:45pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By Skahtboi
You cited the answer to your question. Reread...

You cited the answer to your question. Reread 8.5.2.1. When does it tell you a pitcher may be removed?
Forum: Softball Sat Apr 01, 2017, 04:19pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,569
Posted By Skahtboi
Do you see that happening?? Not likely. Everyone...

Do you see that happening?? Not likely. Everyone wants to have their time to do what the preceding generations have done. You know, the tales of brave Ulysses and glory days. Tradition! :D
Forum: Softball Sat Apr 01, 2017, 04:08pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,616
Posted By Skahtboi
I was just getting ready to post the same things....

I was just getting ready to post the same things. Well done. Seems you always beat me to it, even when we both take off massive amounts of time from the forum! :D
Forum: Softball Fri Jun 10, 2016, 11:27am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By Skahtboi
The last time I needed spirits of ammonia, I...

The last time I needed spirits of ammonia, I ordered it from the local CVS. It was here in three days. Currently the easiest way to get it is probably, like everything else, from Amazon. Here...
Forum: Softball Thu Jul 30, 2015, 11:38am
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By Skahtboi
I am too. And I think they are the best by far.

I am too. And I think they are the best by far.
Forum: Softball Fri Jul 10, 2015, 11:50am
Replies: 23
Views: 5,859
Posted By Skahtboi
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Softball Sun Jul 05, 2015, 12:24am
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Skahtboi
You beat me to it, Larry.

You beat me to it, Larry.
Forum: Softball Wed Jun 24, 2015, 10:09pm
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By Skahtboi
(a) The official scorer shall credit the batter...

(a) The official scorer shall credit the batter with a run batted in for every run that scores:

(1) unaided by an error and as part of a play begun by the batter's safe hit (including the...
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