Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Little League® University - Hey, Blue! - Protesting Unsportsmanlike Conduct

This month, we will explain and outline an umpire’s parameters to rule on the unsportsmanlike conduct of stealing signs that results in the disqualification of a player, coach, manager, or substitute. The situation described below is contingent on the home plate umpire discussing the penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct with both managers during the pregame plate meeting; and is applicable in all divisions of Little League Baseball® and Little League Softball®.