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Nov, 2020

Virtual Umpire Clinic

Little League®Baseball and Softball, as part of its online education initiative, is offering virtual training for umpires with less than four years of experience.

These free-to-access virtual umpire clinics will be provided in three 45-to-60-minute sessions. There will be multiple opportunities to participate in the training, which will be made available to volunteers in each of Little League’s five U.S. regions.

The sessions will be presented by Little League International staff along with members of the respective region’s umpire staff. A detailed schedule of training sessions will be available through theLittle League Event Calendar.


West Region Virtual Umpire Clinic Sessions:

When:Sunday, November 22, at 7 p.m. Pacific Time
What:Understanding the Basics of Umpiring Bases
Overview:This session will discuss the responsibilities of the base umpire(s), including different positioning based on the number of base runners and evolving situations; and the responsibilities of the field or base umpire in a two-umpire system. Highlighted in the presentation will be examples of the proper footwork used by base umpires to achieve proper position for calls. Video and slide presentations, along with supporting commentary by the presenters will illustrate several common calls made by the base umpire(s).


As always, thank you for providing the volunteer service to your league’s children, families and community.


Little League International
Williamsport, Pa.


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