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Referee Magazine Articles

  • Infamous Bartman Foul Ball – Chicago Cubs vs. Florida Marlins – October 14, 2003
    by Referee on September 20, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Chicago Cubs fans were left numb by a disastrous 2002 campaign, which saw the club finish fifth in the NL Central Division and 28 games below .500. But the Cubs played solidly in 2003 and led the division on June 11. But then it was business as usual as the Cubs dropped 15 of their […] The post Infamous Bartman Foul Ball – Chicago Cubs vs. Florida Marlins – October 14, 2003 appeared first on […]

  • Put a Bad Game in the Rearview Mirror
    by Referee on September 20, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Every official has had a bad game he or she would rather forget. Whether it was a kicked call, problems with a partner or crewmate or argumentative players and coaches, it’s not always easy to put those games in the rear-view mirror. In the case of a botched call, recognizing it is the first step […] The post Put a Bad Game in the Rearview Mirror appeared first on […]

  • Collective Blocks Cut & Dried?
    by Referee on September 19, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Collective blocks, at face value, seem pretty cut and dried — multiple players in close proximity at the net, reaching higher than the top of the net. But it can also result in some unusual situations that require quick thinking on the part of the referees. First, under all rules codes, a player must be […] The post Collective Blocks Cut & Dried? appeared first on […]

  • Follow My Lead
    by Referee on September 18, 2018 at 8:51 pm

    By Jason Palmer Taking a page out of corporate America’s playbook in a bold, aggressive step to mitigate the officials shortage in the state, Oregon is implementing a mandatory rule for local associations that will require them to have a recruiting and retention program in place beginning with the 2018-19 school year. It is the […] The post Follow My Lead appeared first on […]