Month: March 2017

Heat and the Umpire

Baseball umpires work in conditions that, to some degree, no pun intended, may expose them to some of the deleterious effects of extreme heat. The umpire frequently lacks the availability of shade, lacks the time that teams get to rest while they are up to bat, wears dark clothing, and minimal skin is exposed from…

REMINDER: Back to Back Meetings Sunday and Monday

All, This is a friendly reminder that we have have two meetings this Sunday (3/26) and Monday (3/27).  The rescheduled Mechanics meeting will be held Sunday March 26th at the Holy Name Gym from 10-12.  Allsports East will be at this meeting for those of you looking to get gear or uniforms for the upcoming…

Helpful Umpiring Resources

As we get ready for the upcoming season, and those of us that have already started below are some good resources provided by Referee Magazine. These deal with game management, personnel management and tips for new umpires. Good Luck on the upcoming season.

Umpire Directory

At the meeting on March 6 some people asked where the umpire directory is on the site.  Since this has all umpires personal information you will need to log in to access it.   You can access the Umpire Directory from two places   The Home Page:   The Umpire Resources Page:   remember, you…

2017 MBUA Umpire Test

The 2017 MBUA Exam is now live.  This test is required for all umpires as part of MBUA Membership.  80 is passing. You will be able to stop and resume the test.  REMEMBER YOUR ACCESS CODE IF YOU DO   Assignors and League Presidents are asking umpires wishing to work for them to take test.…

WABUA March 2017 Quiz

As we start to prepare for the 2017 season we will be supplying the organization with quizzes in preparation for the MBUA test that we will all need to take to start the season.  The test will be Mandatory in 2017. Click the link below and take the quiz.  Scores will not be recorded.  …