Archive | July, 2015


Remembering Kal

Richmond Dukes @ Guildford Mavericks at Guildford 12/07/15   Richmond made the short journey to Christ College to face Guildford on a day when British Baseball remembered Herts player Kal Dimitrov, who sadly passed away a week before during a game at Essex. This was particularly poignant for the two sides today, as Kal’s Herts […]

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Mavericks Burnt

Guildford Mavericks @ Bracknell Inferno 05/07/15 After a two week rest, Guildford made the short trip to take on Bracknell Inferno. Both teams were having strong seasons with Guildford looking to bounce back from their first defeat. Rob Wheeler stepped in at the last minute to be the Mavericks starting pitcher and set Bracknell down in […]

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Field of Dreams

In early 2013, Guildford Baseball & Softball Club were informed that we were no longer allowed to play baseball on the diamond at Broadwater School. One of local residents, unhappy at being situated between the school and a Leisure Centre, had complained about activities held outside of school hours. The remainder of the 2013 season […]

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KISSIMMEE, FL - JANUARY 27:  A student makes a call in a simulated baseball game during the Jim Evans Academy of Professional Umpiring on January 27, 2011 at the Houston Astros Spring Training Complex  in Kissimmee, Florida.  Jim Evans was a Major League Umpire for 28 years that included umpiring four World Series.  Many of his students have gone on to work on all levels of baseball including the Major Leagues.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Umpires Call – Judgement Calls

I’d like to cover a few points of ‘Umpire’s judgements’ in this posting. It’s been some time since I posted last in ‘Umpire’s Call’, so I’ll try to cover a host of umpire’s judgement situations. As you all know, there are many situations in a baseball game where rules apply and are also subject to […]

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