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  1. irishmafia replied to the thread Major Leaguers suck at softball.

    Years back, I worked a game between Pete Rose's team and Michael Bolten's teams. Rose had Larry Bowa, Doug Flynn, John Vukovich, Kevin...

    Jul 19, 2018 at 12:07 PM
  2. irishmafia replied to the thread Runner taking a lead.

    Yeah, I was being a bit on the sarcastic side.

    Jul 19, 2018 at 9:39 AM
  3. irishmafia replied to the thread Interesting end to a game..

    1. The umpire, if that is what he is, is also an idiot. He doesn't have the authority to do what he did. 2. Well, actually there is no...

    Jul 18, 2018 at 8:54 PM
  4. irishmafia replied to the thread Any When do you:.

    Really? Where is that direction provided? Again, you are THAT UMPIRE that the rest of us hear about. And if you don't like taking...

    Jul 18, 2018 at 8:48 PM
  5. irishmafia replied to the thread Any When do you:.

    The call the strike and tell them to get in the box. If they don't like it, call another strike and tell them to sit down. If they...

    Jul 18, 2018 at 8:07 AM
  6. irishmafia posted a new thread.

    From the pinned IF post

    #6: If a team is missing an infielder (such as their second baseman), and the infield fly lands where s/he would have been, it still...

    Forum: Ask the Umpire

    Jul 18, 2018 at 12:00 AM
  7. irishmafia replied to the thread Any When do you:.

    IMO, and not that others aren't any better or worse, U-trip is all about the $$ and the players rule the roost.

    Jul 17, 2018 at 8:14 AM
  8. irishmafia replied to the thread Any When do you:.

    Is there some part of that word or the rule don't you understand? The rule does not become dormant because the players have decimated...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 10:11 PM
  9. irishmafia replied to the thread Any When do you:.

    Well, that will show you the difference between a good umpire and someone who believes they are a good umpire simply because they play...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 9:53 PM
  10. irishmafia replied to the thread Any When do you:.

    To ****ing bad. The rules haven't changed in decades. Maybe they would like to go back to the original size which cuts two feet off the...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 9:52 PM
  11. irishmafia replied to the thread Any When do you:.

    ^^^ This, without exception

    Jul 16, 2018 at 8:30 AM
  12. irishmafia replied to the thread ASA Hustle in/hustle out Rule.

    Simply not true. That is not the purpose of the rule and would definitely fall under the heading of over officious officiating That...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 10:46 AM
  13. irishmafia replied to the thread Runner taking a lead.

    If it is a "no pitch", the ball certainly is live :)

    Jul 15, 2018 at 10:34 AM
  14. irishmafia replied to the thread Batter catches ball pitched.

    AFAIC, yes, no, maybe. If the runner is just standing on or next to a base, probably not. If the runner is making any motion toward...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 10:31 AM