These types of things happen all the time in lower level games. It’s difficult for umpires to watch everything they have to watch, whether the Sun is in their eyes, or not. A big one I see is pitchers who want to feint to first base by first stepping off the back of the pitcher’s plate. That’s fine, except that most take their hands apart at the same time, and that’s illegal. The pitcher cannot separate his hands except to make a pitch, or to throw to a base until his pivot actually touches the ground behind the pitcher’s plate.
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