From the Umpires in Chief

Updated Monday February 8, 2016 by Philip Marcoux.

From the Umpires in Chief:

Contact Rule, From Mark Schwartz, from June 7, 2009

A position paper on the Babe Ruth League Contact Rule and applying it to Interlague play and Babe Ruth League Tournaments.


Extra Player, from Mark Schwartz, from June 8, 2013 and revised on June 18, 2014.

A guide to using the Extra Player Rule.  Applications and interpretations in game situations.


Pitching Items of Clarification, from Mark Schwartz on January 30, 2016.

This paper clarifies when the issues pertaining to the elegibility of the pitcher.


Contact Rule.pdf
Baseball-EP Writeup 2013.pdf