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Forum: Baseball Yesterday, 02:55pm
Replies: 3
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Posted By bob jenkins
Wrong. Plus, the double-play pivot is easier...

Wrong.

Plus, the double-play pivot is easier (less movement). Not that you can't get there from C.
Forum: Volleyball Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:41am
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By bob jenkins
No. Go here:...

No.

Go here: http://nfhs.org/activities-sports/volleyball/

and click on the "2019 Contrasting Uniform Top Requirements" for more information.
Forum: Basketball Thu Jul 11, 2019, 09:56am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,161
Posted By bob jenkins
The *TEAM's* strong side is where most of the...

The *TEAM's* strong side is where most of the players are. That's why coaches and players use it as yuou describe.

The *OFFICIAL's* strong side is where most of the officials are. That's why we...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jul 04, 2019, 08:12am
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By bob jenkins
Carl Childress had it in his book "Mechanics for...

Carl Childress had it in his book "Mechanics for the 21st Century" (or some title like that; others also discussed it before and after that book came out. It never gained much traction.
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 03, 2019, 07:29am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,161
Posted By bob jenkins
Is s/he "stopping the rotation" or "pinching the...

Is s/he "stopping the rotation" or "pinching the paint?"
Forum: Baseball Tue Jul 02, 2019, 07:36am
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By bob jenkins
The only FED case has the runner "less than...

The only FED case has the runner "less than halfway" to second when this play occurs -- and the ruling is that R1 is NOT out.

Most interpret that as "if the runner is close enough to the base...
Forum: Baseball Sun Jun 30, 2019, 07:42am
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By bob jenkins
No, it's not. IT starts as that (with a P/DH),...

No, it's not. IT starts as that (with a P/DH), but doesn't go nearly as far.
Forum: Basketball Thu Jun 20, 2019, 02:46pm
Replies: 91
Views: 3,047
Posted By bob jenkins
The "OOB violation" was the rule / interp for a...

The "OOB violation" was the rule / interp for a number of years. Then, unexplainedly, NFHS changed it to "TI violation" -- probably just a year or so before Freddy's interp above. They quickly...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jun 20, 2019, 01:06pm
Replies: 91
Views: 3,047
Posted By bob jenkins
Of course. But it's not the question that...

Of course.

But it's not the question that was asked.
Forum: Basketball Tue Jun 18, 2019, 12:35pm
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By bob jenkins
It might also be that the HS philosophy is...

It might also be that the HS philosophy is appropriately different from the NBA philosophy.
Forum: Basketball Tue Jun 18, 2019, 10:07am
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By bob jenkins
Agreed. *IF* you are going to have a T or...

Agreed. *IF* you are going to have a T or Intentional Personal (or similar in other codes), it's for "contact with an inbounder" and not anything beyond that.
Forum: Basketball Mon Jun 17, 2019, 03:48pm
Replies: 91
Views: 3,047
Posted By bob jenkins
1) Lead should do this anyway (as should C). ...

1) Lead should do this anyway (as should C).

2) Didn't we used to do this? or, maybe it was only two person.

Frankly, I don't see that either of these adds anything (nor are they particularly...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jun 17, 2019, 12:45pm
Replies: 91
Views: 3,047
Posted By bob jenkins
FIFY. He's wrong. At least in FED and NCAA

FIFY.

He's wrong. At least in FED and NCAA
Forum: Baseball Sat Jun 15, 2019, 08:36pm
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By bob jenkins
I don't know whether it's really covered in the...

I don't know whether it's really covered in the manuals, or is just something that is taught.

This is from the 2015 CCA manual:
6.5 Positioning for Taking Plays
The illustrations shown in this...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jun 09, 2019, 04:24pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,007
Posted By bob jenkins
You might as well take them all. It can't cost...

You might as well take them all. It can't cost hardly any more to ship 4 instead of 1. (Unless someone else wants them and lets me know before I ship these)

You can pay either:

(a) exactly...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jun 09, 2019, 08:46am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,007
Posted By bob jenkins
I found a couple of books. Official's...

I found a couple of books.

Official's Manual, 1999-2002
Three Officials, Foul Switching Techniques
a. The official who calls the foul goes opposite the table
b. The opposite side official...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 07, 2019, 07:29am
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By bob jenkins
Np Room in the Attic

We are moving and our new (metaphorical) attic is smaller than our current attic. I'm looking to get rid of 20+ years of OBR, FED, and NCAA rules books, case books, mechanics manuals, interps,...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jun 07, 2019, 07:27am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,597
Posted By bob jenkins
Why would this be any different from any IW? ...

Why would this be any different from any IW? This mostly (all GT; 99.9% of BI) happens on a try, so there's no TC, so go to the arrow.
Forum: Basketball Fri Jun 07, 2019, 07:26am
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By bob jenkins
Fair point. I will look for that -- but we don't...

Fair point. I will look for that -- but we don't normally get the "Officials Manual" here -- I do have some from early years.

And, it's only just now that the room in which all this is stored is...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jun 05, 2019, 03:32pm
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By bob jenkins
NFW I am doing that for 20 years of books and...

NFW I am doing that for 20 years of books and case books -- some of which can't be easily taken apart and almost all of which are "leaf bound" or whatever it's called and not just double-sided...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jun 05, 2019, 07:23am
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By bob jenkins
No Room In The Attic

We are moving and our new (metaphorical) attic is smaller than our current attic. I'm looking to get rid of 20+ years of FED and NCAA rules books, case books, mechanics manuals, interps, quizzes,...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 05, 2019, 07:20am
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By bob jenkins
Yes, he's liable to be out on appeal either way. ...

Yes, he's liable to be out on appeal either way. (And, in this specific play, he's also liable to be out on appeal under OBR and NCAA.)
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 05, 2019, 07:18am
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By bob jenkins
Sure... a player "permits a ball to hit him" (to...

Sure... a player "permits a ball to hit him" (to use the FED wording) in the head. the coach is fishing, and it's not going to last long or end well. Even in college this is a HBP.
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 03, 2019, 08:33am
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By bob jenkins
INT = Interference, not intentional.

INT = Interference, not intentional.
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 03, 2019, 07:47am
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By bob jenkins
If it was INT (which the umpire called), then he...

If it was INT (which the umpire called), then he got it right -- the ball is immediately dead. R1 is out, R2 returns to the base occupied TOI (and from the way you worded it, R2 had not yet reached...
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