The league was established in 1958 as an organization formed to provide a program for the youth of the Pleasant Hill area in cooperation with the Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park District, the Mt. Diablo Unified School District and Diablo Valley College.

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2019 Umpire Leadership Team

 

Chief Umpire

Umpire Coordinator

Ray Wrice  - 

Diane Basker  - 

Crew Chiefs

 
 

Crew Chief (Pioneer)(Web and Data)

Crew Chief (American)

Crew Chief (National, Manager)

Crew Chief (Western)

Brian Turner  - 

Victor Umana  - 

Sumit Mahay  - 

Brian Lee  - 

Chief Emeritus

 
 

Training Leader

 

Rick Landry  - 

Chris Baker  - 

 

Advancement

PROFICIENCY LEVELS

BASE AND/OR PLATE DIVISION ADVANCEMENT REQUIREMENTS

LEVEL 1
Base Only Pioneer New & Returning LEVEL 1s;
2-4 Game Min. AND
ULT OK To Advance To LEVEL 2

LEVEL 2
Base Only

American & Below

Returning LEVEL 1s Completing 3-4 Games
in 2018; 2-4 Game Min. @ LEVEL 1 AND
ULT OK To Advance To LEVEL 3 or 4

LEVEL 3
Plate & Base Pioneer & American Returning LEVEL 2s Completing 4+ Games
in 2018; 8 Game Min. @ LEVEL 3 AND
ULT OK To Advance To LEVEL 4

LEVEL 4
Base Only Western & Below Returning LEVEL 3s;
4 Game Min. @ LEVEL 4 AND
ULT OK To Advance To LEVEL 5

LEVEL 5

Plate

Base

National & Below

Western & Below

Returning LEVEL 3s;
4 Game Min. @ LEVEL 5 AND
ULT OK To Advance To LEVEL 6

LEVEL 6
Plate and/or Base Western & Below Returning LEVEL 4s;
4 Game Min. @ LEVEL 5 AND
ULT OK To Advance to LEVEL 6
LEVEL 7 Plate & Base Western & Below Returning LEVEL 4s
Meeting LEVEL 7 Requirements

 

What is a Chief Emeritus?

 

Emeritus Recognition
Emeritus recognition is an honor granted to an individual by an organization/institution in recognition of the service and contributions made by the individual during the honoree's tenure with the organization/institution that enhanced, improved, and advanced the organization's mission and goals.

PHBA Chief Emeritus
Chief Emeritus is reserved by the ULT to honor, in retirement or departure, a Chief Umpire who has provided outstanding leadership and distinguished service to Pleasant Hill Baseball Association by contributing a significant or entire portion of their PHBA volunteer career as an active umpire in the PHBA Blue Crew.