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Forum: Baseball Mon Apr 12, 2004, 08:28am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,569
Posted By joemoore
To those who resorted to ad hominem attacks on...

To those who resorted to ad hominem attacks on me, I would suggest that you try to realize when arguing that emotion may cloud your judgment. Don't resort to name calling or saying your opinion is...
Forum: Baseball Sun Apr 11, 2004, 05:30pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,569
Posted By joemoore
Projected means "in the future". A substitution...

Projected means "in the future". A substitution is a change in the lineup card. All substitutions are marked immediately on the lineup card by rule. If the substitution is made immediately on the...
Forum: Baseball Sun Apr 11, 2004, 10:28am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,569
Posted By joemoore
I appreciate the comments, much the same as what...

I appreciate the comments, much the same as what I heard before. Yet, it is not written that way in the rules. The rules do not say a pitcher must take the field except in the case if he is...
Forum: Baseball Sat Apr 10, 2004, 11:30am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,569
Posted By joemoore
In FED rules, there was a discussion about using...

In FED rules, there was a discussion about using a curtesy runner for a substitute for the pitcher. These are the rules I found that were relevant to the discussion.

Courtesy Runners 1. At any...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 23, 2003, 09:49am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,894
Posted By joemoore
With the players legs apart, the ball is going to...

With the players legs apart, the ball is going to go through the legs, the player reacts and closes his legs like a hockey goalie and then bends his knees so that when the ball strikes his legs he...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 22, 2003, 11:06am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,894
Posted By joemoore
I started officiating last year. I've done a few...

I started officiating last year. I've done a few Jr. High games, but I have done over 150 CYO games (CYO is a Catholic Rec League with a wide range of playing level from 4th grade to High School.)
...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jul 04, 2002, 10:07pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,346
Posted By joemoore
No bases right?

The pitch did not get lodged in the mask, the foul ball got lodged in the mask.
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 14, 2002, 04:22pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By joemoore
Illegal cheering

This cheer was in no way inducing a balk it was simply a continuous monotone chant that did not change as the pitcher was delivering.

I have seen American Legion teams doing similar chants. ...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 14, 2002, 01:00pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By joemoore
At this age, mom needs to untie the apron...

At this age, mom needs to untie the apron strings. Boys that age are a bit crewd and trying to get in the other team's head is part of the game in my opinion.

The other night, I had an umpire...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 14, 2002, 09:46am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,584
Posted By joemoore
I had asked my UIC that question this year: What...

I had asked my UIC that question this year: What do I do if I'm getting in the way in the "C" position? His response was to try to adjust, but to give the edge to the fielder. In other words, if I...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 13, 2002, 02:00pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By joemoore
I was working bases and after calling a "safe" on...

I was working bases and after calling a "safe" on a pickoff, there was some minor grumbling. Between innings instead of heading for the outfield, I head for the only shade near home plate. (Shoot...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 13, 2002, 01:36pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,527
Posted By joemoore
In the end, the ump has final say. Hopefully, he...

In the end, the ump has final say. Hopefully, he calls it the same way consistently. From the description I read, it sounds like I would have ruled the contact malicious. I include in my...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 13, 2002, 01:07pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By joemoore
Was the runner already out and then flagrantly...

Was the runner already out and then flagrantly interfered with the fielder making a chance at a double play?

9.01(d) gives the umpire sole discretion in ruling on unsportsmanlike conduct.

I...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 13, 2002, 12:47pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,656
Posted By joemoore
Ignoring it is usually the best approach. If I...

Ignoring it is usually the best approach. If I can't tune him out, I try to answer the guy to myself in my mind -- (I was in the right position, it looked like the tag was made, I called him out.) ...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 13, 2002, 09:11am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,861
Posted By joemoore
<B><I> I repeat, I dont think a FRACTION of a...

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I repeat, I dont think a FRACTION of a second (SHOULD or COULD) be considered a complete stop.

Mabey the rules could be changed to "the pitcher must come to a 2 mississippi stop". Just my...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 12, 2002, 03:02pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,373
Posted By joemoore
Maybe I'm missing something. If I DON'T call a...

Maybe I'm missing something. If I DON'T call a pitch that is only six inches off the plate, I have one team yelling at me. If I call it, usually only the batter complains and half his team tells...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 12, 2002, 02:38pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By joemoore
Wow, if you drop below, it is a forfeit. How can...

Wow, if you drop below, it is a forfeit. How can I get those games...easy money, just bait someone into cussing or arguing and toss 'em in the first inning. Forfeit. Let's go home. I guy get's...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 12, 2002, 02:30pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,861
Posted By joemoore
<quote><b> I don't think a fraction of a second...

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I don't think a fraction of a second could be considered a complete stop. Although I sure there are some technical scienctific umpires out there thay may disagree with me.</b>
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Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 12, 2002, 02:21pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By joemoore
I've done it for nothing and for half a fee. I...

I've done it for nothing and for half a fee. I prefer getting half a fee than nothing. At leat that covers his time for driving there.
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 12, 2002, 02:17pm
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By joemoore
...without interruption... interruption...

...without interruption...

interruption means stopping motion, you must continue once you start.
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 12, 2002, 02:09pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By joemoore
I think the rule is being mis-read. The...

I think the rule is being mis-read.

The phrase "...In making such a decision, the umpire must be convinced the ball passed through or by the infielder and that no other infielder had the chance...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 12, 2002, 01:46pm
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By joemoore
In our in-house championship game, a player on...

In our in-house championship game, a player on the losing team is thrown out at 3rd in a rundown and proceeds to throw a tantrum, ending with a helmet projectile from about 15 feet against the back...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 06, 2002, 09:58am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,872
Posted By joemoore
Well, yes, the runner can run, but he knows the...

Well, yes, the runner can run, but he knows the pitcher is not going to deliver.

In FED, the rule book states the pitcher is bound by the rules once he engaes the rubber. I don't see such a...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jun 05, 2002, 10:12pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,872
Posted By joemoore
OBR There are 2 legal pitching positions:...

OBR

There are 2 legal pitching positions: windup and Set. You are not in the Set position until you bring your hands together and stop.

From the set position, you can pitch, step and throw to...
Forum: Baseball Mon Feb 25, 2002, 09:47am
Replies: 53
Views: 5,193
Posted By joemoore
In one league you get $10 extra for working the...

In one league you get $10 extra for working the plate (30/20). If only one ump shows, he gets the fee for base and plate. We get a lot of no-show base umps and happy plate umps.

In our area,...
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