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Forum: Baseball Mon Mar 23, 2015, 02:22pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,367
Posted By FTVMartin
I just re-read the OP. My call would be a verbal...

I just re-read the OP. My call would be a verbal "strike three, no catch" with a safe signal. I would not bring up the hammer at all until after the out. (and i use the hammer for strikes)
Forum: Baseball Sun Mar 22, 2015, 09:48pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,367
Posted By FTVMartin
why did the umpire give a verbal on a swinging...

why did the umpire give a verbal on a swinging strike?
Forum: Baseball Wed Mar 18, 2015, 04:03pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,749
Posted By FTVMartin
In the case of obstruction we just verbally say...

In the case of obstruction we just verbally say "that's obstruction" to make it clear that we have seen it. Then call time at the end of the play and make whatever awards are needed. No longer have...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 11, 2015, 08:10pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,717
Posted By FTVMartin
work hard and call it tight. you take more shit...

work hard and call it tight. you take more shit from teams when you let someone get hacked without a call. If they deserve it, you can loosen up as the game goes on but always set the tone by staying...
Forum: Baseball Wed Mar 11, 2015, 08:01pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By FTVMartin
Scheduled for 4/1 but only one that week due to...

Scheduled for 4/1 but only one that week due to spring break. supposed to have 4 DH's the second week of April.
Forum: Football Thu Feb 26, 2015, 02:39pm
Replies: 38
Views: 8,829
Posted By FTVMartin
Last year our BJ did give the kicker the ball...

Last year our BJ did give the kicker the ball until 4 on each side. Now that is not a penalty until the kick so we will probably see more shifts before the kick.
Forum: Football Thu Feb 19, 2015, 05:24pm
Replies: 38
Views: 8,829
Posted By FTVMartin
I still don't understand why the illegal...

I still don't understand why the illegal formation on the kickoff is not live ball. Same as illegal formation on a play from scrimmage.
Forum: Football Sun Mar 10, 2013, 09:59pm
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By FTVMartin
Leagal blocks. Didn't appraoch from behind and...

Leagal blocks. Didn't appraoch from behind and heads were in the front.
Forum: Football Fri Aug 17, 2012, 10:34pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By FTVMartin
Here is a link to the magnets. They come with...

Here is a link to the magnets. They come with adhesive but I reuse them on new patches by using a hot glue gun.

Roof Sportswear (http://roofsportswear.com/index1.html?c37.html&1)
Forum: Football Sat Aug 11, 2012, 08:26pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By FTVMartin
Have you considered maganets? I have used them...

Have you considered maganets? I have used them for years on all of my patches. I wouls assume it would takes 4-6 small ones to hold in on properly.
Forum: Baseball Sat May 26, 2012, 11:19pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,833
Posted By FTVMartin
Not an illegal sub unless he had CR earlier in...

Not an illegal sub unless he had CR earlier in the inning. When he takes the position of a runner he becomes a substitute and not a CR since he was not eligible. He is now in the game legally and...
Forum: Baseball Sat Jan 28, 2012, 02:57pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,059
Posted By FTVMartin
between innings

Where do you guys go between innings as a plate umpire. I know we are supposed to go up the line and alternate but how do you decide which way to go first?
Forum: Football Tue Oct 11, 2011, 11:03pm
Replies: 5
Views: 4,629
Posted By FTVMartin
I have the Under Armour cap and found it on Under...

I have the Under Armour cap and found it on Under Armour Performance Clothing, Sports Apparel, Cross Training Shoes & Athletic Accessories | Free Shipping Available (http://www.underarmour.com)
Forum: Football Wed Sep 28, 2011, 09:25pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By FTVMartin
Thanks, I gave them the DVD and haved asked for...

Thanks, I gave them the DVD and haved asked for each of our films this year. So far I have received 4 of the five. This one was asking about 2 specific plays that were judgment calls(both were calls...
Forum: Football Tue Sep 27, 2011, 12:48pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By FTVMartin
Game films and Correspondence

When a coach sends a note with the game film and asks you to look at some points, do you resond to his points?
Forum: Football Wed Sep 14, 2011, 06:15pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,740
Posted By FTVMartin
Foul weather is not a condition in MI according...

Foul weather is not a condition in MI according to Mark Uyl at MHSAA. The crew will decide what they want to wear as long as they match. From watching the highlight shows it looks like about 80% of...
Forum: Football Tue Aug 30, 2011, 08:23pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,514
Posted By FTVMartin
Same thing in MI. We have developed our own...

Same thing in MI. We have developed our own mechanics manual and do several things different from fed.
Forum: Football Sat Aug 20, 2011, 12:44pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,680
Posted By FTVMartin
No, he became a runner when he crossed the line,...

No, he became a runner when he crossed the line, but you can still have a personal foul.
Forum: Football Wed Aug 17, 2011, 08:28pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,309
Posted By FTVMartin
Best thing to do would be reach out to a local...

Best thing to do would be reach out to a local association and see if they wiould come to a practice or scrimmage. We do that here and it gives a chance to explain what we are seeing and not just...
Forum: Football Wed Aug 17, 2011, 08:21pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,425
Posted By FTVMartin
A little tape works good. We use black ball flags...

A little tape works good. We use black ball flags with the black pants and electrical tape seems to work great. Long toss flags are the best thing out there (especially for backjudges)
Forum: Football Fri Jul 15, 2011, 10:45pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By FTVMartin
We show up with a couple of blank DVDs and self...

We show up with a couple of blank DVDs and self addressed stamped envelopes. most teams will happily make us a copy of their film for our own training purposes.
Forum: Baseball Thu May 19, 2011, 10:00am
Replies: 98
Views: 7,863
Posted By FTVMartin
MHSAA does not require a phone call any longer. ...

MHSAA does not require a phone call any longer. Simply log on to MHSAA.com and fill out the officials report. The state and both schools are notifed.
Forum: Baseball Fri May 06, 2011, 10:26am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,082
Posted By FTVMartin
This was a first base coach. Fed varsity game....

This was a first base coach. Fed varsity game. Yelling may be a strong word for it. He was "exclaiming" "that's a balk" each time the pitcher turned to look at his runner.
After the second pitch...
Forum: Baseball Thu May 05, 2011, 09:52pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,082
Posted By FTVMartin
Pitcher turning the shoulders

Had coach yelling for a balk tonight when pitcher was turning to look at first before coming set. I explained that this rule was changed several years back and is no longer a balk.

Does anybody...
Forum: Baseball Mon Apr 04, 2011, 11:05pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,296
Posted By FTVMartin
I use magnets for all of my patches. Very easy...

I use magnets for all of my patches. Very easy and no damage. Hot glue will hold the magnet to the patch.
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