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The MLBUA proudly advocates for the umpires who enforce the rules and uphold the integrity of the great game of Baseball.

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The MLBUA is saddened by the death of Derryl Cousins, a long-time umpire with an impressive career. Five DS, seven… https://t.co/5FqBZypBDt
10/22
2020
Here’s the #MLB #umpire crew for the #WorldSeries - all wearing Coop shirts in memory of MLB umpire #56 Eric Cooper… https://t.co/AGLBvSqtUd
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10/21
2020
Great job with this interview, Jim. We miss you Coop. #Coop56Challenge https://t.co/B7VwAXoQew
10/19
2020
Are you ready for the #Coop56Challenge Learn how to get started https://t.co/HrOt8BtNv2
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10/5
2020
The Joint Wellness Committee is comprised of MLB umpires, medical personnel, and directors from the Office of the C… https://t.co/Htjn63tqdP
Retweeted by Major League Baseball Umpires AssociationThe Joint Wellness Committee is comprised of MLB umpires, medical personnel, and directors from the Office of the C… https://t.co/Htjn63tqdP
9/29
2020
LAST CHANCE! Our 12th Annual UMPS CARE Online Auction Ends at 10 PM EDT Don't say we didn't warn ya!… https://t.co/MvGfxHHx7H
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9/17
2020
The 12th Annual UMPS CARE Charities Online Auction - hosted on https://t.co/dChwNKhmMy - is open! Get your bids in… https://t.co/eQqgeCcDFD
Retweeted by Major League Baseball Umpires AssociationMLBUA member John Tumpane does an interview with Dan Shulman on the challenges and differences this unique season p… https://t.co/z7m93NhNr7
9/16
2020
3X World Series Umpire Sam Holbrook took time out to talk baseball with kids battling cancer from @CaseyCares He g… https://t.co/jepSZDoOvo
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9/14
2020
Have you checked out our 12th Annual Online Auction - hosted on https://t.co/dChwNKhmMy Take a 👀 https://t.co/08dQ9hC1ea
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9/12
2020
The MLBUA proudly recognizes the career of Jeff Kellogg. Congratulations Jeff and best of luck in your future endea… https://t.co/j3HssKU2Im
9/11
2020
Guess who recognized UMPS CARE's great work in the community? @NYGovCuomo In his email newsletter segment “Tonight… https://t.co/bj5qNSMj4T
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9/2
2020
On this Jackie Robinson Day, the MLBUA recognizes two fellow umpires that directly benefited from the undeniable br… https://t.co/YVxWqPb4nN
8/28
2020
The MLBUA strongly supports our brothers and sisters in the NBA. As they take the lead, we pledge to listen and lo… https://t.co/sDEB9Bk0YE
8/27
2020
Today the MLBUA recognizes Gary Cederstrom and his storied career. Cederstrom was promoted to Crew Chief in 2008 a… https://t.co/CfmPaEHQpy
8/22
2020
It's almost time for the @Orioles to take on the @RedSox! Here's an umpire's walkout view of Oriole Park at Camden… https://t.co/DSxq6MEM4c
8/20
2020
🚨IMPORTANT NEWS🚨 See the attached release regarding the cancellation of the 2021 MiLB Umpire Training Academy. The… https://t.co/UNAkUcAUgY
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8/19
2020
The MLBUA would like to recognize and honor the men and women who were a part of the Negro Leagues. From ownership… https://t.co/W1b7I4faEg
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8/17
2020
The MLBUA would like to recognize and honor the men and women who were a part of the Negro Leagues. From ownership… https://t.co/W1b7I4faEgPLAY BALL: Byron Motley celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Negro Leagues w/a moving “tip of his cap” to his da… https://t.co/NNBnwgtdLA
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8/16
2020
MLBUA salutes member Dana DeMuth for his excellent career on the field. DeMuth has been a part of Major League Base… https://t.co/n5FkVLBK1S
8/15
2020
The @Nationals are on the road right now, but have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk onto the field a… https://t.co/yHmn322lEu
8/12
2020
Congratulations to MLBUA member Mike Everitt on his long and successful career on the field. We wish him well in hi… https://t.co/aro149VIE1
8/9
2020
One of the highest honors in the officiating world is to be put in charge of a crew of officials. Four of our memb… https://t.co/lKRio2wACE
8/1
2020
MLBUA welcomes five new full-time umpires to the staff. These umpires bring a combined experience of 2,336 Major L… https://t.co/ghTFEPaDdR
7/26
2020
Wishing the MLB community a safe, healthy, and successful start to the 2020 Championship Season. And of course, a s… https://t.co/uq2Gghms0k
7/23
2019
The Correct Call; The runner is only allowed to EXIT the lane to touch 1st base. Turner was NOT IN THE LANE when he… https://t.co/BIWt40KFqM
10/30
2019
For the second time in a week the #MLBUA family mourns the loss of one of our own. We honor the memory of Julius "C… https://t.co/Z0RpJR4kf6
10/28
2019
The #MLBUA is aware of Rob Drake’s posting on social media earlier today. Please see our Facebook page for comment; https://t.co/M3UOZFusPX
10/24
2019
RIP Eric Cooper #oneofthebest #WillForeverBeMissed https://t.co/C7qdf7KObnIt is with great sadness that we mourn the tragic loss of one of our own, Eric Cooper.  “Coop” was a kind and gener… https://t.co/cY39yfbroW
10/21
2019
Congratulations and Good Luck to the #MLBUA members selected to work the #ALCS and #NLCS!
10/11
2019
@MLBUA Nice tribute at Busch Stadium. https://t.co/c8tFP6j7b6
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10/5
2019
Congratulations to tonight’s #ALWCG crew on their great seasons and well-deserved selection for this game! #MLBUA
10/3
2019
Congratulations to tonight’s #NLWCG crew on their great seasons and well-deserved selection for this game! #MLBUA
10/2
2019
Head over to our Facebook page to see the answer to yesterday's #YouMakeTheCall! #MLBUA https://t.co/XRnqvRwyFC
9/24
2019
Head over to the #MLBUA Faceboook page for today's #YouMakeTheCall https://t.co/XRnqvRwyFC
9/23
2019
As the runner slides into 2B on a steal, the batter hits a fly ball to RF that's caught. The runner fails to retouc… https://t.co/D61A8qBvsd
9/20
2019
Also see in 2019 Umpire Manual; OBR 5.06(c)(6) & 6.01(a)11]You made the call; now here's the answer. The runner is NOT in jeopardy. Rule interpretation #21 reads: a runner ca… https://t.co/kqRtRwNDqx
9/16
2019
A batter hits a line drive to first. The ball is deflected off the first baseman's glove and hits the runner leadin… https://t.co/BFZjihfgY8
9/14
2019
Today is the day! Thank you to all the fans who submitted their questions for our #AskTheUmpires Series. There were… https://t.co/JbDphPVNfvhttps://t.co/R2udO3DuaJIn our #GreatCallsInHistory Series we present the 2010 NLDS game against the #Reds, #Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay… https://t.co/XgWl6fBhuM
9/13
2019
Don’t forget to head over to our Facebook page tomorrow, to see the the top 3 answers from our #AsktheUmpires serie… https://t.co/lRo6S37ThX
9/12
2019
The #MLBUA would like to take a solemn moment and remember the nearly 3000 men and women who lost their lives on Se… https://t.co/fIAPgHW2Ep
9/11
2019
Our #CalloftheWeek goes to Tripp Gibson and call-up Shane Livensparger, who worked the #Reds vs #Diamondbacks game… https://t.co/M21pwcg1kO
9/10
2019
You made the call, now here's your answer! The runner is awarded two bases, as what happened to #Twins’ player Bri… https://t.co/KMHVzLlLrR
9/8
2019
With the passing of Chris Duncan, the MLBUA extends our deepest sympathies and condolences to the Duncan family, as… https://t.co/WK3UPfQMsY
9/7
2019
Today is the day! Go to our Facebook page and submit your toughest baseball questions, and be sure to check in next… https://t.co/kLQYPM10pqYou Make The Call! The batter hits the ball deep into the outfield. It looks like it's going, going… but then it d… https://t.co/yb4F2dpB2i
9/6
2019
Amazing. #Umpcare https://t.co/6NsMBkDTe5 @baseballhall A special thank you to #HOF for use of Emmett's picture highlighting his animated style.The #MLBUA's #GreatCallsInHistory Series! In 1966 Emmett Ashford broke the color barrier by becoming the first bla… https://t.co/0eAtfJ4zH1Don't forget to head over to our Facebook page this Friday to submit your toughest Baseball Rules questions! We wil… https://t.co/A6CTSfY9aPThe MLBUA's #CalloftheWeek comes from #Cubs vs #Mets game on 8/28. 3B umpire Chad Whitson rules a ball in play afte… https://t.co/KrMBlyEZqB
9/5
2019
Ask the Umpire Series! Starting this Friday, head over to our Facebook Page to message us your favorite or most c… https://t.co/vAwi1C5c0VSee rule 5.09(a)(7)The answer is..a foul ball! Had one of his feet been on the ground outside of the batter’s box before kicking the b… https://t.co/ejC4dp9OFt
9/3
2019
You Make the Call! A batter bunts a ball straight down into the ground near Home Plate. Prior to stepping out of t… https://t.co/ltKF0AzF44
9/2
2019
Umpire Steve Palermo ruled Bucky Dent's famous HR fair in the 1978 Divisional playoff game between the #Yanks -… https://t.co/NahH2AOnG1
8/30
2019
History of Umpiring Series Article 1:The Origins of Hand Signals https://t.co/L4Kjbb0WtT #MLBUA #HistoryofUmpiring
8/29
2019
Great job #JohnTumpane for taking time to teach these young baseball fans the behind the scenes of the #MLBUAhttps://t.co/FaTqLEb1Fn
8/28
2019
Capt. Alfred C. Haynes, the pilot who saved 184 lives in 1989 after the engine of his plane exploded mid-flight, di… https://t.co/47eEM2dyVo
8/27
2019
Once again, our guys make us all proud to be apart of the #MLBUA. And, as always, a special thanks to #UmpsCare cha… https://t.co/OzIujxBxJlOur #CalloftheWeek goes to Al Porter for a call he made while umpiring Sunday's #LLWS game in Williamsport. Porter… https://t.co/9HRrBCuZL3
8/23
2019
In 1987, #Twins pitcher Joe Niekro cheated by scuffing his baseballs with emery board/sandpaper. The crew—Dave Phil… https://t.co/s9khVA1Bon
8/22
2019
Thanks for all you've done to help disabled veterans, Larry Barnett! We strive to follow the example you've set, bo… https://t.co/9DgT1cdkHC
8/20
2019
You Make the Call..Answer! It DOES NOT count as interference, as long as the umpire rules that the ball wouldn't… https://t.co/bRBEWO4Zf6
8/17
2019
A bounding ball is hit into foul territory down the left field-line, but is grabbed by a runner leading off third b… https://t.co/x5WcuoNFV9
8/16
2019
Great Calls in History! #GreatCallsinHistory #TraditionInBaseball #MLBUA #Braves #Mets https://t.co/TrTttA3T3s https://t.co/EpslNV5XV3
8/15
2019
Our #CalloftheWeek goes to John Tumpane for a crucial rotation he made in ATL vs MIA on 8/11. 1B umpire moves down… https://t.co/J2zui8dpJe
8/14
2019
Harvey's call, which review showed was correct, took place in the first of five World Series that Harvey umpired. O… https://t.co/SrsvWHeAOiWhen Hall of Fame umpire Doug Harvey called STL runner Lou Brock out at home in game 5 of the 1968 World Series (… https://t.co/EQwTN8e8LR
8/13
2019
Our #CalloftheWeek comes from SEA vs TEX on 7/30. Mariners runner steals third and barely avoids the tag; Call-Up U… https://t.co/jghwzOzune
8/9
2019
Chad Whitson has joined the ranks of #MLBUA. He has already logged 399 games since becoming a call-up in 2014. Chad… https://t.co/F6j5i42xm2
7/21
2019
We would like to extend a special congratulations to our All-Star Game Umpires! Crew Chief & home plate umpire Mark… https://t.co/HKkbmSjDiY
7/9
2019
https://t.co/ESOE4mVzU6#CalloftheDay #Dodgers #Padres #MLBUA https://t.co/DZV2idioxb
7/8
2019
The MLBUA would like to send our congratulations to the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team for winning their fourth World Cu… https://t.co/bTXKOSrwzZ
7/7
2019
Honoring our Veterans; UmpsCare, Forward March Inc, & Simplex Technologies Inc. https://t.co/QqDkYkVhu6Honoring our Veterans; UmpsCare, Forward March Inc, & Simplex Technologies Inc. https://t.co/IQ1qyJNcZeHonoring our Veterans; UmpsCare, Forward March Inc, & Simplex Technologies Inc. https://t.co/7l19Ab455lHonoring our Veterans; UmpsCare, Forward March Inc, & Simplex Technologies Inc. https://t.co/caAXBMypu5Honoring our Veterans; UmpsCare, Forward March Inc, & Simplex Technologies Inc. https://t.co/cu1a43psvGHonoring our Veterans; UmpsCare, Forward March Inc, & Simplex Technologies Inc. https://t.co/Mdm2liEHWAHonoring our Veterans; UmpsCare, Forward March Inc, & Simplex Technologies Inc. https://t.co/MExcHjyN32Honoring our Veterans; UmpsCare, Forward March Inc, & Simplex Technologies Inc. https://t.co/hOibUCAy35Honoring our Veterans; UmpsCare, Forward March Inc, & Simplex Technologies Inc. https://t.co/MXwPky46aKHonoring our Veterans; UmpsCare, Forward March Inc, & Simplex Technologies Inc. https://t.co/NeVtZjojnbToday we celebrate the birth of our nation, and all who sacrificed to preserve our freedom and democracy. The MLBUA… https://t.co/4SLYFm8KOR
7/4
2019
We are deeply saddened by the news that Tyler Skaggs passed away today and extend our sincere condolences to Tyler’… https://t.co/oM1Flcq211We needed to share this story, as well. We are so glad he had a great day. It’s what baseball should always be abou… https://t.co/C9bzBbQ2WGGreat day for our umpire of the future, 13 year old Josh Cordova! And a big thanks to our own Chris Guccione for ta… https://t.co/89jG6P0xNo
7/1
2019
The MLBUA salutes 13 year old Josh Cordova for his maturity, composure, and his unprecedented level of professional… https://t.co/RlHj5W9ODt
6/29
2019
Hats off to our men in blue for umpiring MLB’s first ever games in Europe. Taking one of our greatest rivalries acr… https://t.co/x9ZSShFLt9
6/28
2019
https://t.co/3oSNRioY5zThe #CalloftheDay comes from a game played on June 23rd between Boston and Toronto. #BlueJays #RedSox #MLBUA https://t.co/wi0yhZcqL9
6/26
2019
MLBUA’s Call of the Day! Bill Welke - Bryce Harper’s RBI Single to Left, Bottom 5; Philadelphia 6/22… https://t.co/WB7Egvkzkl
6/23
2019

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