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A blog especially for USA Softball of Utah Umpires to help clarify rules, plays, and game control situations.

Utah Jazz - New Uniforms

Utah Jazz - New Uniforms
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APRIL 12, 2018 - The regular season has ended for the Utah Jazz, but what a season it turned out to be. Heading into the playoffs in the 4th seed posi...
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UHSAA Logo Wear - FIRST IMPRESSIONS!

UHSAA Logo Wear - FIRST IMPRESSIONS!
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APRIL 3, 2018 - I was excited about the news that Utah High School officials were going to get the chance to wear a unique uniform. I also realize tha...
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A Sharp Dressed Man! - The New White Uniform

A Sharp Dressed Man! - The New White Uniform
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FEBRUARY 5, 2018 - "Cuz every girl's crazy for a sharp dressed man!"  So what do you think of the new white uniform shirt for USA Softball? I ord...
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Charlie Fletcher - Lived The Dream

Charlie Fletcher - Lived The Dream
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CHARLIE FLETCHER DIED FROM CANCER NEWSFLASH! - On January 14, 2018, fellow USA Softball umpire Charlie Fletcher ended his battle with cancer. Charlie ...
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Uniforms - How Often Do You Buy New?

Uniforms - How Often Do You Buy New?
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I have posed the question to many umpires over the years, "How often do you plan on buying a new uniform?" The answers have been very interesting, as ...
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LIGHTNING! - When Do We Suspend The Game?

LIGHTNING! - When Do We Suspend The Game?
Michael Leavitt 160
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WHAT ARE THE LIGHTNING GUIDELINES? As USA Softball of Utah umpires, when do we call a game due to lightning? And once suspended, when can we safely re...
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Mask or Migraine - A Dead Shot!

Mask or Migraine - A Dead Shot!
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Many are probably unaware, but I suffer from migraines. They come and they go without any clear explanation. This morning the cause is obvious. It is ...
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Got Bruises.... Again!!!!

Got Bruises.... Again!!!!
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NEWSFLASH - February 8, 2017 - I can't believe it, this is what the inner/underside of my right thigh looks like. This is normal for late August, but ...
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2017 UIC Biennial Clinic - Huge Success!

2017 UIC Biennial Clinic - Huge Success!
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FEBRUARY 7, 2017 - I just got off the phone with Phil Cappadonia and he raved on and on about the 2017 USA Softball UIC Biennial Clinic. The cover pag...
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Become An USA Softball of Utah Umpire Today!

Become An USA Softball of Utah Umpire Today!
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Right now is the time to become an umpire with USA Softball of Utah.  Here in Utah, USA Softball of Utah is the best option for those wanting to ...
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Forearm Protection

Forearm Protection
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In one of the first tournaments of the 2016 Utah ASA season, I heard the news that Marianne Gardner-Smith took a shot to her forearm off a fouled pitc...
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ASA Umpire Tyler Agla is a Hit at the Utah Special Olympics

ASA Umpire Tyler Agla is a Hit at the Utah Special Olympics
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“You’re out!” shouted Tyler Agla, as the first baseman caught the throw from the shortstop before the batter-runner reached first base. Clenching his ...
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