When: Friday, 03MAR Time: 1730-2000 (530-8PM) Where: PHBA Snack Shack Conference Room An ALL HANDS gathering of the Blue Crew on the eve of Opening Day.  This is an excellent opportunity for our new umpires to the meet our returning umpires, enjoy free food and beverage, talk shop, talk training, talk about Opening Day, and…

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When: Monday, 27FEB23 Time: 18-2000 (6-8PM) Where: PHBA Snack Shack Conference Room Scheduling Night is for two groups of Blue Crew members.  Group One are Rookie umpires having difficulty setting up their personal account in our Blue Crew Scheduler (BCS) app.  Group 2 are those veteran umpires who are technologically challenged and have difficulty scheduling…

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When: Sunday, 26FEB Time: 0730-1600 (730-4PM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ aka Snack Shack & PO Fields Field Day training is mandatory for all PHBA umpires.  The Field Day is broken out into 3 segments designed specifically for the proficiency LEVEL assigned each umpire prior to the Field Day. Segment 1 – LEVEL 1 – Base…

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When: Saturday, 25FEB Time: 10-1200 (10-12AM) Where: PHBA Snack Shack Conference Room What is a scorekeeper?  The scorekeeper is a storyteller of how the players and both teams in a baseball/softball game have played the game.  By learning to use the symbols and language of the game, the scorekeeper is able to record in the…

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When: Saturday, 25FEB Time: 09-1100 (9-11AM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ PO1 This clinic is for the team parent who volunteered to prepare their team’s baseball/softball field prior to their child’s game.  The volunteer will learn how lay out bases, foul lines, batters boxes, coaches boxes, and batting circles and to do so correctly using templates,…

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When: Thursday, 23FEB Time: 19-2100 (7 to 9PM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ aka Snack Shack The LEVEL 1 classroom clinic is mandatory for any volunteer umpire NEW to PHBA.  Step 1 of 2-step process to qualify as a PHBA umpire.  Provides the basics for being an entry level Base Umpire prior to the mandatory Field…

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When: Monday, 20FEB Time: 19-2100 (7-9PM) Where: PHBA Snack Shack Conference Room What is a scorekeeper?  The scorekeeper is a storyteller of how the players and both teams in a baseball/softball game have played the game.  By learning to use the symbols and language of the game, the scorekeeper is able to record in the…

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