umpire authority Tag Archive

Official Rules of Little League-Level Baseball

9.01 Umpire Duties

(a) The league president shall appoint one or more adult umpires to officiate at each league game. The umpire shall be responsible for the conduct of the game in accordance with these official rules and for maintaining discipline and order on the playing field during the game. NOTE 1: Plate umpire must wear mask, shin […]

Insider Report

Umpires Reverse Call on Missed Catch

Before the advent of the instant replay, one of the concerns that umpires had was: where to place multiple runners when a fielder traps the ball or doesn’t make a catch and the play is ruled a catch? The answer is, umpires have the authority to place the runners at the base/bases they would have […]