Umpire

High School Pitcher Intentionally Hits Ump, Catcher Has College Offer Pulled High School High School Pitcher Intentionally Hits Ump, Catcher Has College Offer Pulled , Staff Writer 3:50pm, June 28

High school umpires can be really, really bad at their jobs, almost as bad as their College and MLB counterparts.…

Reliving the Controversial 2021 WCWS “Obstruction” Call That Divided the Softball World College Softball Reliving the Controversial 2021 WCWS “Obstruction” Call That Divided the Softball World , Staff Writer 6:15pm, June 6

Moments like this don't often come about in sports, but when they do, they live for eternity. Bill Buckner's grounder…

Umpire’s Terrible HBP Call Ends College Baseball Game, Leads to Outrage College Baseball Umpire’s Terrible HBP Call Ends College Baseball Game, Leads to Outrage , Staff Writer 4:15pm, March 24

Baseball is a beautiful sport because there is no clock. The game isn't over until a pitcher from the winning…

Runner Cleverly Steals Home After Catcher Trips Over His Ego High School Runner Cleverly Steals Home After Catcher Trips Over His Ego , Staff Writer 3:30pm, March 16

There are a few things you should never do if you're a catcher. The first is to never, ever throw…

The Real Story Behind “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” MLB The Real Story Behind “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” , The League 2:30pm, February 27

Baseball is unofficially America’s Favorite Pastime, and it’s more than just the game. From long home runs to perfect games…

Lazy Umpire Robs Softball Player’s Hit With Arguably the Worst Call Ever High School Lazy Umpire Robs Softball Player’s Hit With Arguably the Worst Call Ever , 12:32pm, September 9

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

Controversial Triple Play Call Ruins Softball Team’s Rally at LLSWS High School Controversial Triple Play Call Ruins Softball Team’s Rally at LLSWS , Staff Writer 4:20pm, August 18

if double plays are a pitcher's best friend then triple plays are the love of their life. The coveted triple…

Umpire Breaks Out “Floss” Dance During Hilarious Strikeout Call High School Umpire Breaks Out “Floss” Dance During Hilarious Strikeout Call , Staff Writer 4:14pm, August 16

Let's face it, baseball isn't the most exciting sport on Earth. The games are long, the at-bats are longer, the…

6-Year-Old Coach Kicks Dirt on Umpire in Hilarious Tantrum National 6-Year-Old Coach Kicks Dirt on Umpire in Hilarious Tantrum , Original Author 11:29am, August 16

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

Umpire Quits Game After Angry Mom Insults His Height High School Umpire Quits Game After Angry Mom Insults His Height , Staff Writer 10:09am, August 11

Umpires endure a ton of insults when they're making calls behind home plate. One missed call can lead to getting…

Softball Catcher Ejected For Shoving Runner, But Was it the Right Call? High School Softball Catcher Ejected For Shoving Runner, But Was it the Right Call? , Staff Writer 12:16pm, August 5

Umpires in baseball and softball interpret the rules in their own way. Sometimes coaches, players and fans think their interpretations…

What is a Balk in Baseball & How Many Types Are There? MLB What is a Balk in Baseball & How Many Types Are There? , The League 3:45pm, August 4

Some MLB rules are easy to understand. If you don't touch home plate, you aren't credited with a run. If…

Batter Tauntingly Blows Kiss at Catcher, Who Then Gets Ejected High School Batter Tauntingly Blows Kiss at Catcher, Who Then Gets Ejected , Staff Writer 12:50pm, July 23

My basis for any catcher and batter interaction stems from "Ham" Porter chatting up a rival Little League team in…

Clumsy Tee-Baller Uses Her Face as a Glove, Hilarity Ensues High School Clumsy Tee-Baller Uses Her Face as a Glove, Hilarity Ensues , Staff Writer 4:28pm, July 13

Remember the scene from "The Sandlot"? The one where Scotty Smalls is standing in the outfield, camped under a fly…

Baseball Player Tackles Catcher After He’s Called Out High School Baseball Player Tackles Catcher After He’s Called Out , Staff Writer 5:18pm, June 30

It's basically July, which means football season is right around the corner. That isn't to say baseball season has ceased.…

Little Leaguer Throws Punch at Catcher, Gets Ejected High School Little Leaguer Throws Punch at Catcher, Gets Ejected , Staff Writer 4:00pm, June 21

They say all is fair in love and war. All is fair in baseball when a kid has a mohawk…

4-Year-Old Softball Player’s Bat Flip Lands on Her Head High School 4-Year-Old Softball Player’s Bat Flip Lands on Her Head , Staff Writer 3:04pm, June 17

T-ball is for fun. It's for drawing circles in the dirt. It's for learning why sunflower seeds and bubble gum…

The “Slip Pitch” is Softball’s Most Deceitful Trick College Softball The “Slip Pitch” is Softball’s Most Deceitful Trick , Staff Writer 1:11pm, June 11

Baseball has knuckleballs and eephuses and screwballs and spitballs, but what is softball's equivalent of a trick pitch? Sure, there…