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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…

Umpire “Robs” Home Run for Player Missing Home Plate MLB Umpire “Robs” Home Run for Player Missing Home Plate , Staff Writer 4:53pm, June 9

Kansas City Royals prospect Bobby Witt Jr. has to own the longest triple in baseball history. How's 430 feet sound…

Controversial “Obstruction” Call in WCWS Divides Softball World College Softball Controversial “Obstruction” Call in WCWS Divides Softball World , Staff Writer 12:58pm, June 9

The Florida State Seminoles took down the No. 1 Oklahoma Sooners in Game 1 of the Women's College World Series…

Ball Gets Stuck in Umpire’s Front Pocket & Allows Run to Score College Baseball Ball Gets Stuck in Umpire’s Front Pocket & Allows Run to Score , Staff Writer 12:12pm, June 8

Just when you thought you've seen everything on the diamond, college baseball is there to prove you wrong. A jousting…

Hitter Attacks Umpire With Bat After Ejection MLB Hitter Attacks Umpire With Bat After Ejection , Staff Writer 5:45pm, May 24

Baseball umpires are facing more criticism than maybe ever before. As the calls for robot umps grow louder, so do…

Taylor Pleasants’ Grand Slam Crushed Auburn & Got a Coach Ejected College Softball Taylor Pleasants’ Grand Slam Crushed Auburn & Got a Coach Ejected , Staff Writer 5:49pm, May 20

When LSU's Taylor Pleasants stepped to the plate against Auburn in the team's final game of the regular season, she…

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)…