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OPS Checks are being mailed to umpires in good financial standing this week on a staggered basis. An announcement will be posted at the conclusion of the process.
Summer Baseball Leagues
NECBL: Per the NECBL... "This National Anthem Standoff is unacceptable. Last year the NECBL had a no tolerance policy against such actions. The NCAA does not permit this and the head coach is immediately ejected if the teams refuse to adhere to the umpire’s instructions,
CCBL: The CCBL has adopted a 12 inning maximum for any non playoff game. At the end of 12 innings, the game will be final and declared a tie. Also, scheduled 7 inning D/H games have a 9 inning limit.
Summer baseball has begun, albeit a rainy and cold start...
CCBL-Harwich, 6/13: Three soaked umpires (Jeff Merzel, MA; Rudy Firmbach, NY & Alex Skandalis, NJ) discuss the field conditions prior to declaring the field unplayable.
Photo by SportsPix
Dan Salce (Bristol, CT) locked in and ready to make the call
CCBL - Brewster (6/14): Photo by Cape Cod Times/Ron Schlobre
College World Series
College World Series Schedule
- Tuesday, 6/18, 8pm (edst), 2nd base
Pictured below is the new stadium and a photo of where the old stadium once stood. Note that the foul poles still remain on site of the old stadium, now a parking lot.
CBUAO and NJCAA Region XIX Annonouce Softball Umpire Assigning Agreement
CBUAO President, Nick Zibelli announced today that an agreement has been reached between the CBUAO and Region XIX of the NJCAA to provide Softball Assigning Services to Region XIX member schools beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year. Read More Here...
2013 Post Season Photos
Martin Rall, Frank Leparik and Tim Lombardo conduct a pre-tournament review of the field
NEC Championship Crew:
(l-r) Frank Leparik, Dan Salce, Martin Rall, Tim Lombardo, Tom Gandolfo and Don LaValley
Bill Fisher working the plate at the MAAC Championship
Kevin Sweeney (Bristow, VA) makes a call at the plate during the D-I regional in Baton Rouge, LA
Danny Collins (West Hartford, CT) working the D-I regional in Baton Rouge, LA
2013 D-II N.E. Regional Crew
(l-r) Rich Maggio, Dave Speranza, Rick Cacciatore, Carlos Guzman, Jerry Boligitz and Jeff Burt
D-II National Championship Crew:
(l-r) Shane Friebe, Michael Williamson, Nick Ramos, Rick Cacciatore Crew Chief, Tony Prater Asst. Crew Chief, Melvin Caldwell, Joe Volpe & Ben Harlow
Brian Drury (NY) calls a strike at the D-I regional tournament in Corvallis, OR
2013 D-III National Championship Crew
(l-r) Joe Romano, Eric Johansen, Johnny Pineda, Matt Moore, George M Drouches, Dan Grawe, Jeff Mertzel, Keith Segedy, Alan Libardoni
2013 D-III N.E. Regional Crew
(l-r) Steve Sanderson, Mike Noeth, Mark Ottavianelli, Vincent Zibelli, Dan Salce, Jeff Merzel, Rick Force and Rick DelVecchio
2013 SUMMER AVAILABILITY CALENDAR
THE 2013 SUMMER AVAILABILITY CALENDAR IS NOW OPEN AND WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER SEASON FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. UMPIRES WITH FULL AVAILABLILITY MUST CLOSE OUT AUGUST 31st IN ORDER FOR YOUR AVAILABILITY TO REGISTER IN THE SYSTEM.
Assignments are available in the Cape Cod League, NECBL, West Haven Twilight League, and Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League. Special requests from umpires who live outside these areas should be sent to email@example.com.
NCAA Baseball Bat Standards: Use this link to access the list of NCAA certified bats.
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