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Scheduling your umpires for next season

September 9, 2009 – 5:10 pm |
Scheduling your umpires for next season It’s about six months until the spring high school baseball season and, unless you’re Olympia, Lexington, or Normal West, you probably don’t have your schedule out yet.  This means, of…

Has High-Def Changed Umpiring?

July 10, 2009 – 5:00 pm |
Has High-Def Changed Umpiring? From a New York Times blog: Bill Shannon, a veteran official scorer and baseball historian, believes that the incident on Monday in which Derek Jeter was called out trying to…

How much GREEN for BLUE?

July 2, 2009 – 8:03 pm |
Our own Joe Powell -- not going on 56 years (photograph courtesy Brad Thede) Hiring umpires in the summer is a tricky proposition at times. There are so many things to consider. In this article, however, we’ll address just the…

Get your umpire’s information

June 19, 2009 – 3:28 pm |
When you hire an umpire for a the spring high school and fall junior high seasons the mechanisms are typically in place to handle all of the expected and unexpected…
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