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The Evolution of Umpiring

The Evolution of Umpiring

Commonly known as the villains by fanatics, nonessentials by the press, and adversaries by the players, umpires have evolved in the history of baseball like stupid children in an album, as Furman Bisher expressed it. However, umpires are the most indispensable...

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How Many Umpires Are There in Baseball?

How Many Umpires Are There in Baseball?

Umpires play a crucial role in enforcing rules and making judgment calls on the baseball field. Depending on the league, the number of umpires may vary. In regular baseball, there are typically three umpires: the 3rd Base Umpire, the 1st Base Umpire, and the Plate...

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What Makes a Good Umpire?

What Makes a Good Umpire?

There are certain qualities that are needed if you want to be a good umpire. The following are some of the criteria that evaluators are looking for. Being Professional Means Looking Professional The appearance of a good umpire should match the dignity and significance...

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