Umpire

Softball Player Jump Kicks Catcher, But Still Called Safe High School Softball Player Jump Kicks Catcher, But Still Called Safe , Staff Writer 3:27pm, October 22

Softball isn't a traditionally dirty sport, at least not in the way that football (even at the pee wee level)…

Drunk, Wobbling Umpire Can Barely Stand at Youth Game High School Drunk, Wobbling Umpire Can Barely Stand at Youth Game , Staff Writer 5:25pm, October 15

Youth sports should be about setting the right example for our children. What we don't need is coaches telling pitchers…

Softball Pitcher Intentionally Hits Umpire, Game Ends Immediately College Softball Softball Pitcher Intentionally Hits Umpire, Game Ends Immediately , Staff Writer 12:17pm, October 10

Some actions are absolutely off-limits in softball's book of unwritten rules. Sliding with your spikes up toward an infielder is…

Lazy Umpire Robs Softball Player’s Hit With Horrendous Call High School Lazy Umpire Robs Softball Player’s Hit With Horrendous Call , 5:01pm, September 17

There are bad calls, and then there are inexplicably bad calls. This one falls in the latter category. Fultondale (AL)…

Pete Rose Pushed an Umpire and Fans Threw Trash Everywhere MLB Pete Rose Pushed an Umpire and Fans Threw Trash Everywhere , Editor 4:01pm, August 11

Say what you want about Pete Rose, whether or not he deserves reinstatement and belongs in the Baseball Hall of…

Umpire Pulls Moth Out of His Ear During MLB Game MLB Umpire Pulls Moth Out of His Ear During MLB Game , Editor 1:53pm, July 28

Perhaps more than any other sport, baseball has some strange things happen. Players have all-time meltdowns. Fans snag home run…

6-Year-Old Baseball Coach Kicks Dirt on Umpire in Hilarious Tantrum National 6-Year-Old Baseball Coach Kicks Dirt on Umpire in Hilarious Tantrum , Editor 5:59pm, June 16

Being a 6-year-old kid is pretty awesome. There is no job to worry about, no bills to pay, and no…

MLB Appoints First Black Umpire Crew Chief MLB MLB Appoints First Black Umpire Crew Chief , 12:33pm, February 27

NEW YORK (AP) — Kerwin Danley became the first African American umpire crew chief in Major League Baseball when a…

MLB umpire’s story of how he saved a woman’s life near the ballpark is like a scene out of a movie MLB MLB umpire’s story of how he saved a woman’s life near the ballpark is like a scene out of a movie , 7:55pm, June 29

Major League Baseball umpire John Tumpane had the most memorable night of his career on Wednesday night, but it didn't…

MLB umpire’s NSFW response to a player got caught on live television MLB MLB umpire’s NSFW response to a player got caught on live television , Editor 11:53am, June 14

Well this seems a little out of line. During Tuesday's game between the Washington Nationals and the Atlanta Braves. Nats…

A baseball coach has been fired after ordering a pitcher to do the unthinkable National A baseball coach has been fired after ordering a pitcher to do the unthinkable , Editor 6:30pm, June 3

A baseball coach for a select team in Texas has been fired after he was caught on video ordering a…

In a frightening scene, an umpire takes a fastball to the face mask and drops to the ground in agony MLB In a frightening scene, an umpire takes a fastball to the face mask and drops to the ground in agony , Editor 8:34pm, May 14

Umpires are tough. They get hit in all parts of their bodies by foul tips that ricochet into them. Plate…

A MLB umpire has to be stretched off the field after taking a foul tip to the face MLB A MLB umpire has to be stretched off the field after taking a foul tip to the face , Editor 8:02am, April 16

Umpires are in the direct line of fire, and Dale Scott found that out the hard – and painful –…

All baseball umpires should want to be more like this awesome guy MLB All baseball umpires should want to be more like this awesome guy , Associate Content Editor 2:09pm, April 7

RELATED: This umpire just went off on this pitcher ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Baseball could use some extra excitement during games and one way…

Minor league player, manager get their money’s worth after ejection MLB Minor league player, manager get their money’s worth after ejection , Senior Content Editor 1:32pm, July 26

Baseball players and managers will get very upset when they think that they were ejected over nothing. The Pensacola Blue…

Matt Kemp gets taken down by an umpire during scuffle with Braves MLB Matt Kemp gets taken down by an umpire during scuffle with Braves 1:03pm, June 11

The Braves and Padres got into a scuffle in the top of the first inning after Julio Teheran hit Matt…

Umpire takes foul ball to the groin, gets carried off field on stretcher National Umpire takes foul ball to the groin, gets carried off field on stretcher 9:10am, May 8

Being an umpire is dangerous, particularly calling a game from behind home plate where you are subject to wild pitches…

Lazy Umpire Robs Softball Player’s Hit With Horrendous Call High School Lazy Umpire Robs Softball Player’s Hit With Horrendous Call , 5:01pm, September 17

There are bad calls, and then there are inexplicably bad calls. This one falls in the latter category. Fultondale (AL)…