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Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 25, 2018, 11:23am
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By D Ray
Use of mitt in the outfield - OBR

I am seeking a penalty for using an illegal glove under OBR.
The play -
F9 takes a 1st basemen’s mitt to play outfield. This is noticed by the team at bat. A few batters into the inning, F9...
Forum: Baseball Tue Jul 09, 2013, 01:55pm
Replies: 75
Views: 4,904
Posted By D Ray
I'll agree... "Circle gets the...

I'll agree...

"Circle gets the square."
Forum: Baseball Tue Jul 09, 2013, 01:11pm
Replies: 75
Views: 4,904
Posted By D Ray
I agree both possibilities are a stretch, and I...

I agree both possibilities are a stretch, and I am disappointed that we will never get an explanation on this play. I also agree that announcers do not have authoritative insight into the game, but...
Forum: Baseball Tue Jul 09, 2013, 10:38am
Replies: 75
Views: 4,904
Posted By D Ray
F5 was on the grass for the bunt. The ball was...

F5 was on the grass for the bunt. The ball was batted in front of the plate, so F5 began to retreat to 3rd. I grant, he likely saw the fair point by PU, but I am not sure it is a guarantee that F5...
Forum: Baseball Sun Jul 07, 2013, 10:30am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,451
Posted By D Ray
Because all officials should be held to a higher...

Because all officials should be held to a higher standard. To not would ruin the integrety of the game. Besides no one cames to see officials on banned substances, but we will pay to watch athletes...
Forum: Baseball Sun Jul 07, 2013, 10:24am
Replies: 75
Views: 4,904
Posted By D Ray
There is another clip on MLB that provides a...

There is another clip on MLB that provides a great angle (same link as the one in post #25 above)

Video | MLB.com Multimedia (http://wapc.mlb.com/play/?content_id=28645593&topic_id=11493214)
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Forum: Football Wed Oct 10, 2012, 09:43pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By D Ray
By "end of the play", you mean after the ball is...

By "end of the play", you mean after the ball is dead ,right? Dead ball fouls are assessed in the order of occurance (assuming they are accepted penalties). In you OP, with two deadball fouls, the...
Forum: Football Sat Oct 06, 2012, 08:38pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By D Ray
I do not have the NF book at my fingers, but in...

I do not have the NF book at my fingers, but in order for the 1 play sit out rule to be enforced, shouldn't the helmet come off during a live ball situation? Certainly the action is worthy of 15 yds...
Forum: Baseball Sat Oct 06, 2012, 02:51am
Replies: 104
Views: 7,860
Posted By D Ray
For those that feel this should not have been...

For those that feel this should not have been called, I wonder what standard you use in your games to determine "ordinary effort". In my neck of the woods, if the infielder turns his back to the...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jul 27, 2012, 01:31pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,428
Posted By D Ray
Here is a link to a nice write up after Mr...

Here is a link to a nice write up after Mr Kibler's passing and the photo that Papa C referenced.

Midwest Ump: John Kibler NL Umpire (1928-2010)...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jul 27, 2012, 12:12pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,337
Posted By D Ray
Agreed, which makes the whole issue a slippery...

Agreed, which makes the whole issue a slippery slope. The MLB guys working under enhanced, ever present replay of the future will have to learn on the job how to call individual plays so that replay...
Forum: Football Tue Jul 24, 2012, 08:15am
Replies: 51
Views: 4,403
Posted By D Ray
[QUOTE=JRutledge;849737]Well in your situation I...

[QUOTE=JRutledge;849737]Well in your situation I would understand you holding on to them. But we made a crew decision and we do not wear them anymore. Also I hated the socks and trying to hold them...
Forum: Football Mon Jul 23, 2012, 10:11am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,883
Posted By D Ray
bigjohn, are you picking nits? The umpire is...

bigjohn, are you picking nits? The umpire is charged with ruling on legality of equipment before the game. Equipment can become illegal during or as a result of playing the game, right? CT1 is...
Forum: Football Mon Jul 23, 2012, 09:53am
Replies: 51
Views: 4,403
Posted By D Ray
Still optional in the land of Lincoln. We wore...

Still optional in the land of Lincoln. We wore black twice last season (muddy conditions). Our average age is late 40's. I still like the traditional look. Most outdoor sports officials are...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jul 20, 2012, 08:45am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,337
Posted By D Ray
Agreed. It will make it like high school...

Agreed. It will make it like high school football is now. Televised football games have replay, so officials are taught to withhold whistles on close plays. With MLB replay they will be encouraged...
Forum: Football Tue Jul 17, 2012, 09:38pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,892
Posted By D Ray
There must be an error in D. How can you have...

There must be an error in D. How can you have 4/9, enforce a penalty, then have the next down for A be 4/G? Either the penalty yardage will be enough for a new series (1/G), or replay 4th down with...
Forum: Lacrosse Thu Jul 12, 2012, 08:35pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,165
Posted By D Ray
Regardless of which code (NCAA or NF), the ref...

Regardless of which code (NCAA or NF), the ref was correct. Neither player may use their crosse to hold or pin their opponents crosse or hands. Have never crouched to take a face-off, I cannot...
Forum: Baseball Tue Jul 10, 2012, 04:36pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,380
Posted By D Ray
Umpire: "Sure sounded like a strike!"

Umpire: "Sure sounded like a strike!"
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 18, 2012, 11:34am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By D Ray
Video 7; watch the runner's head, especially in...

Video 7; watch the runner's head, especially in the replay from the left field camera. The runner watches the catcher the whole time and as soon as the runner sees the throw, the runner hurls...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 01, 2012, 02:16pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,083
Posted By D Ray
Thumbs up jchamp +1 yes, what you said.

jchamp +1
yes, what you said.
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 01, 2012, 12:02pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,337
Posted By D Ray
I do think the "command center" idea is the best...

I do think the "command center" idea is the best for any replay, and the idea of rotating umpires through the center is appealing, however the point of value is the crux of the matter. While it is...
Forum: Baseball Thu May 31, 2012, 02:18pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,083
Posted By D Ray
Pablius – What you out line is only a start. You...

Pablius – What you out line is only a start. You propose to add a strike to the count if the challenge is not upheld. What is the penalty if the DEFENSE challenges, a ball added?

You propose...
Forum: Baseball Wed May 30, 2012, 01:51pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,083
Posted By D Ray
Not to pick a nit, but which errors are the...

Not to pick a nit, but which errors are the egregious ones? Seems like the team that gets the smelly end of the stick would have an argument using egregious as the standard.

Video used as an...
Forum: Baseball Wed May 30, 2012, 12:08pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,083
Posted By D Ray
MLB.com Must C | Must C Curious: Tigers believe...

MLB.com Must C | Must C Curious: Tigers believe Aviles strikes out - Video | MLB.com: Multimedia (http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=21849881&topic_id=11493214&c_id=mlb)

Agreed, replay...
Forum: Baseball Tue May 22, 2012, 02:53pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,230
Posted By D Ray
SDS - I agree with you. I was trying to divine...

SDS - I agree with you. I was trying to divine why this would be acceptable in MLB. I was not very clear as I opened my reply. By allowing the out, it broadens the job of the fielder. The whole...
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