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Forum: Baseball Thu Sep 21, 2006, 05:06pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,596
Posted By EMD
Call R1 out on the tag. You need to take of your...

Call R1 out on the tag. You need to take of your responsibilities regardless of the plate umpires actions. Do not get me wrong and hang the guy out on a limb, but we each have a job to do.
Forum: Baseball Thu Sep 07, 2006, 05:02pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,413
Posted By EMD
As long as they pay well. Ed

As long as they pay well.
Ed
Forum: Baseball Thu Sep 07, 2006, 12:52pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,413
Posted By EMD
Omaha

I am think about moving to Omaha, what is the level of baseball like? Are there associations, distance between field and what is the pay per game?

Thanks
Forum: Baseball Wed Jul 26, 2006, 01:02pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,503
Posted By EMD
Pete Booth said: When B1 comes up, I position...

Pete Booth said:
When B1 comes up, I position my head at the top end of the zone. If I have to raise my eyes or look up when the pitch comes in - it's a ball, if it's eye level it's a strike. By...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 29, 2006, 12:30pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By EMD
what a goof, I bet he's the guy in the stand...

what a goof, I bet he's the guy in the stand drinking beer and yelling at the kids and umpire in one breath. He's two favorite lines are "Where was that Blue!" and "We got ice!" :eek:
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 21, 2006, 02:07pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,960
Posted By EMD
I'd wait and talk to my partner on the field,...

I'd wait and talk to my partner on the field, kill about one or two minutes. If the defense coach indicates nothing, then I got nothing.

By the way, I've been gone from the this chat room for...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 21, 2006, 12:56pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,960
Posted By EMD
I would hang around until the defense said...

I would hang around until the defense said something or walked away....if the coach did not want to say something why should I. I know it's the rule, but why go that far to look for trouble unless...
Forum: Baseball Thu Feb 23, 2006, 01:58pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,433
Posted By EMD
I am the type of guy that takes notes after a...

I am the type of guy that takes notes after a game so that I can identify what I could do better. Weather that is dealing with an odd situation, poor view of a play or whatever. I do this so that I...
Forum: Baseball Mon Jan 23, 2006, 04:39pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,540
Posted By EMD
"Shutting them all down at 6pm means that a whole...

"Shutting them all down at 6pm means that a whole lot of capital investment goes up in smoke."

The capital investment will not go up in smoke, the state can not do simple zone away an existing...
Forum: Baseball Mon Jan 23, 2006, 01:31pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,540
Posted By EMD
My real profession is a planner that deals with...

My real profession is a planner that deals with this issue from time to time and would like to enter some reality to the issue before everyone get them self worried over nothing.
1) This...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jan 06, 2006, 05:20pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,187
Posted By EMD
It's two bad apples that mean well, the articles...

It's two bad apples that mean well, the articles I can distribute to everyone, the next step would be private conversations about making happy memories for little kids instead of yelling at them to...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jan 06, 2006, 04:58pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,512
Posted By EMD
It’s funny how the conversation has gone from...

It’s funny how the conversation has gone from ESPN crap. to BSC instant replay, so I would like to add my 2 cents about the replay.

In general it seems to me it undermines the authority of the...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jan 06, 2006, 03:01pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,187
Posted By EMD
Thank you, I will pass the article outs to the...

Thank you, I will pass the article outs to the parents. It's my opinion that some games are better with empty bleachers and I'm thankful I do not unpire little kids.
Forum: Baseball Fri Jan 06, 2006, 01:27pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,187
Posted By EMD
Sportsmanship

As an umpire it easy to deal with piss poor sportsmanship, however, I volunteered to manage my daughters 1st grade basketball team and have been shocked by the lack of sportsmanship and intensity (by...
Forum: Baseball Thu Dec 08, 2005, 04:45pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,163
Posted By EMD
The assistant coach do not, however, I was...

The assistant coach do not, however, I was working with new umpire and doing a lower level crap baseball game. I let him run the game, that his job as the Plate Umpire. The other aspect of the game...
Forum: Baseball Thu Dec 08, 2005, 03:02pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,163
Posted By EMD
Situation: BU at C position during junior legion ...

Situation: BU at C position during junior legion
Third base (Blue Team) coach was yelling to R2 "off" when the pitcher made to motion to go home, about the 3rd or 4th pitch the Red Team coach storm...
Forum: Baseball Tue Nov 01, 2005, 02:02pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By EMD
Tee, Would the coach position inside or...

Tee,

Would the coach position inside or outside the coaches box have any bearing on this ruling?
Forum: Baseball Wed Oct 19, 2005, 12:47pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,996
Posted By EMD
What is this clinic like and who is it intended...

What is this clinic like and who is it intended for? Is this for folks who wish to umpire NCAA?

Thanks
Forum: Baseball Fri Oct 07, 2005, 10:18am
Replies: 11
Views: 3,219
Posted By EMD
I like to hear others do not grant time quickly. ...

I like to hear others do not grant time quickly. Through the course of this suummer I was watching the game before us and it was +/-1 hour behind schedule because the umpires granted time for almost...
Forum: Baseball Tue Oct 04, 2005, 04:10pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,164
Posted By EMD
Which mask pad do you like the best, leather or...

Which mask pad do you like the best, leather or synthetic? Please let me know your reason.

Thanks
Forum: Baseball Wed Sep 21, 2005, 01:06pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,446
Posted By EMD
In the association I belong, we have +/-125...

In the association I belong, we have +/-125 members. I have seen 2 wear the goalie mask. One newbie and one because it was a free mask.
Forum: Baseball Fri Sep 16, 2005, 11:07am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By EMD
I agree. On another note, I read a story (I...

I agree. On another note, I read a story (I believe on this site) about a pro ump (F1) that chewed on a lesser experianced ump (PU) for stating "No, he did not" on a check swing instead of asking...
Forum: Baseball Fri Sep 16, 2005, 08:34am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By EMD
NCAA check swing mechanic: Does the field umpire...

NCAA check swing mechanic: Does the field umpire respond to the cathcer, or does the field umpire respond only to the PU? I assume the field umpire reponds only to the PU, however a couple of...
Forum: Baseball Mon Aug 22, 2005, 06:21pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,127
Posted By EMD
When you extend third base line you will not...

When you extend third base line you will not "give up on the ball" You will see it all, it is the best view of the play at home, the problem you might have is the on-deck batter coming into the same...
Forum: Baseball Mon Aug 08, 2005, 03:41pm
Replies: 7
Views: 4,917
Posted By EMD
My question about the PDP comes from a book I am...

My question about the PDP comes from a book I am reading that discussed the PDP as an unwritten rule where the MLB players expected the umpires to call it due to the slide from R1 attempting to "take...
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