Monthly Archives December 2015

Taking the Umpire Seriously – JS Russel


When I’m right no one remembers. When I’m wrong no one forgets. —Umpire DOUG HARVEY

There’s an old baseball joke that tells a lot about why umpires find themselves in this unhappy position...


Umpire Allocations Weekend Dec 12 & 13

Saturday 12/12/2015

Major League

  • Athlone A’s v VOB – Mark Cupido & Peter ‘Tubby’ Klaasen
  • Bellville v Westridge Yankees – Charles February & Henrik Pretorius
  • Crusaders v Bothasig – Eddie Webb & Denis Philander
  • Silvertree v Durbanvil...

Umpires Code of Conduct

Umpires have a special role in the development of baseball and a privileged relationship with players and coaches. They must understand and respect the inherent power imbalance that exists in this relationship...