Umpire Rules Quiz

This is the quiz that must be passed in order to be an umpire in Grandville LL.

published on February 28, 201430 responses 0

You are the plate umpire. The batter hits the ball which bounces in front of the plate and rolls in fair territory up the first base line. Before the pitcher or catcher touch it, the ball spins across the first base line between home and first base. The ball stops completely in foul territory. You:

Put both hands up, palms out, and say clearly and firmly "FOUL".
Point toward fair territory and say nothing.
Point toward fair territory and say clearly and firmly "FAIR".
Ask the first base coach if the ball was fair or foul.

You are still the plate umpire. The batter hits a high fly ball which is slicing toward the left field foul line. The ball lands on the line and bounces further left into foul territory. You:

Put both hands up, palms out, and say clearly and firmly "FOUL".
Point toward fair territory and say nothing.
Point toward fair territory and say clearly and firmly "FAIR".
Tell the catcher about a time you had a great hit like that.

Is he safe or out?

Safe
Out

Is it a catch or not?

That's a catch!
Nope

Is this the last question?

No
Yep