Basics of Baseball Three Umpire Mechanics
Resources and Links
Introduction Below are some resources and links to help you learn three-umpire mechanics, along with other baseball information.

Power Point Presentation

Excellent diagrams and descriptions. 3 Man Coverage Power Point Presentation by David Tooley.

Referee Magazine Referee
Lots of materials including the CCA Baseball Umpires Manual - Click Here for Products

Another 3 Umpire Mechanics Resource 3 Man Umpiring Simplified (pdf)


Baseball / Softball Site

Granting Batter's Time or Not

Rules Review Exams

High School Baseball and Little League Baseball Rules Review Exam


Umpire Uniforms

D1 Sports Apparel


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Other Web Sites

Arizona Umpiring Academy

Sport Science - Episode 5 - Out of Control - Bad Calls
Inside look at the difficulties of being an umpire.

YouTube Uploaded on Nov 21, 2007
Jim Evans, John Brenkus, Base Productions



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