The Miracle League of Southwestern PA

Every Child Deserves a Chance to Play

Umpires

  • Insure a safe playing environment.
  • Should always demonstrate enthusiasm, love and concern for each player, buddy, and volunteer.
  • There should be one to two umpires per game.
  • The umpire should start each game with a loud and clear “Play Ball!”
  • The umpire is to call each child safe at first base and home plate.
  • The umpire should wear the approved Miracle League umpire shirt and should be presentable and clean at all games.
  • The umpire should arrive 15 minutes before each game.
  • The umpire will call the beginning and ending of each game at the appropriate time.
  • The umpire is to assist coaches and players as necessary.