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Thoughts on tips, tools, and techniques to help understand and improve the umpiring world and your experience.

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Nothing Foul about a Foul Tip

Do you know the difference between a foul tip and a foul ball? Do you even know what a foul tip is? Here is a quick summary.

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Don’t Eject but Don’t NOT Eject

An umpire’s job is to make decisions, which are sometimes questioned requiring us to “disqualify a coach or player.” So I suggest “Never Try to Eject Anyone … But, Don’t NOT Eject Anyone!” Here are some tips …

Acronyms: Is 2B the same as F4?

Since we tend to use shorthand when describing various scenarios, do you find yourself sometimes confused what an acronym means? Here is a list of commonly used ones. if you think of others, please comment. We will update this list with new ones!

Acronyms: Is 2B the same as F4?

Since we tend to use shorthand when describing various scenarios, do you find yourself sometimes confused what an acronym means? Here is a list of commonly used ones. if you think of others, please comment. We will update this list with new ones!
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The Strike Philosophy

Umpires proudly say, "Our favorite calls are outs and strikes." Let's talk about the Strike Philosophy. Here is the simplest way it was explained to me: Every pitch is a strike until the pitcher proves to me it ain't! But why?
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Don’t Eject but Don’t NOT Eject

An umpire's job is to make decisions, which are sometimes questioned requiring us to "disqualify a coach or player." So I suggest "Never Try to Eject Anyone ... But, Don't NOT Eject Anyone!" Here are some tips ...
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UmpInfo on Facebook

Don't be shy! Join us over on FaceBook... ask your questions there. Let's get your simple, basic, or complicated questions asked... and get you some answers.
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World’s Best Lineup Cards

All lineup cards are the Same, Right? NOPE! Learn why these custom-designed youth league lineup cards are simply the best out there!
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It’s an Infielder Fly not Infield Fly

An infield fly is a popup in the infield with runners on, right? Well, maybe. It involves judgment by the umpire. It is also why it is not REALLY an infield fly. It is REALLY an Infielder's Fly.
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Welcome to UmpInfo!

Hello!  Thanks for stopping by. By now you are wondering what UmpInfo is all about. Basically, at its core, UmpInfo is a collection of resources designed to help you continually improve your knowledge and skills! It is a site designed to help make your baseball umpire...

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