Umpires Videos and Tips

These videos may help you to understand certain game situations that typically occur.

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VIDEOS

Video A: Click here to PLAY Video >
Obstruction When the Play Is Not Being Made on The Runner Baseball and Softball: Rule 2.00 (OBSTRUCTION); Rule 7.06 (b).

Video B: Click here to PLAY Video >
Obstruction When the Play Is Being Made on The Runner Baseball and Softball: Rule 2.00 (OBSTRUCTION); Rule 7.06 (a).

Video C: Click here to PLAY Video >
Interference - Plate Umpire Baseball: Rule 2.00 (c) (INTERFERENCE); Rule 3.15; Rule 5.09 (g). Softball: Rule 2.00 (c) (INTERFERENCE); Rule 3.15; Rule 5.09 (b).

Video D: Click here to PLAY Video >
Interference - Base Umpire Baseball: Rule 2.00 (c) (INTERFERENCE); Rule 3.15; Rule 5.09 (e); Rule 6.08 (d). Softball: Rule 2.00 (c) (INTERFERENCE); Rule 3.15; Rule 5.09 (f); Rule 6.08 (d).

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Offensive Interference Baseball: Rule 2.00 (a) (INTERFERENCE); Rule 3.15; Rule 5.09 (e); Rule 6.05 (h); Rule 6.08 (d); Rule 7.08 (f); Rule 7.09 (m). Softball: Rule 2.00 (a) (INTERFERENCE); Rule 3.15; Rule 5.09 (f); Rule 6.05 (h); Rule 6.08 (d); Rule 7.08 (f); Rule 7.09 (m).Video Explanations – Little League International

Video F: Click here to PLAY Video >
Infield Fly Rule Baseball and Softball: Rule 2.00 (INFIELD FLY); Rule 6.50 (d).

Video G: Click here to PLAY Video >
Called Strike on a Hit Batter Baseball: Rule 2.00 (e) (STRIKE); Rule 2.00 (f) (STRIKE); Rule 6.05 (e); Rule 6.08 (b).v Softball: Rule 2.00 (d) (STRIKE); Rule 2.00 (e) (STRIKE); Rule 6.05 (e); Rule 6.08 (b).

Video H: Click here to PLAY Video >
Foul Tip Baseball: Rule 2.00 (FOUL TIP); Rule 2.00 (f) (STRIKE). Softball: Rule 2.00 (FOUL TIP); Rule 2.00 (g) (STRIKE).

Video I: Click here to PLAY Video >
Illegally Batted Ball Baseball: Rule 2.00 (ILLEGALLY BATTED BALL); Rule 5.09 (d); Rule 6.03; Rule 6.06 (a). Softball: Rule 2.00 (ILLEGALLY BATTED BALL); Rule 5.09 (b); Rule 6.03; Rule 6.06 (a).

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The "Must Slide or Attempt to Get Around" Rule Baseball and Softball: Rule 7.08 (a) (3).

Video K: Click here to PLAY Video >
Overrunning First Base Baseball and Softball: Rule 7.08 (c) EXCEPTION; Rule 7.08 (j); Rule 7.10 (c)

 

More Helpful Videos

For move videos on actual game situations, visit the Little League Umpire Resource Center
www.LittleLeagueUmpire.org - [you will need to register]

 

ADDITIONAL TIPS:

Umpire Guidelines
Batting Out of Order