StartOfficiating.com was created to help those interested in officiating, or those who think they might be, get started! We'll take you though the ins and outs of officiating, in an easy step-by-step guide. Inside you'll find out how to find out about your state and local associations, where to purchase your equipment, how to get game assignments, and much more!
Site with links to purchase umpire books, equipment, and videos. Also has many interesting articles and additional umpire links. Includes a "mechanics" section complete with pictures.
An eteamz site which helps to break down complicated rules and plays to assist the umpire in making the correct call.
The rule book can be unclear sometimes. Here is a link that addresses some common plays which are confusing or require an umpires interpretation of the rule in question.
Link to the official rules of Major League Baseball.
Home page for one of the two professional umpire schools.
Home page for one of the two professional umpiring schools.
Home page for the Minor League umpires association.