Mark Delaney (2nd from left) is 2019 Curly Clement Cape League Umpire of the Year
A hearty congratulations to Mark Delaney for being named the 2019 Curly Clement Cape League Umpire of the Year. The announcement was made by CBUAO president Nick Zibelli in front a packed house at Cotuit’s Lowell Park prior to game 2 of their playoff series with Wareham. The award is voted on by head coaches and general managers from around the league.
On behalf of all of us at the CCBUA, Congratulations Mark!
The MBUA has recently updated the uniform requirements for officials umpiring in MBUA staffed MIAA baseball games. Keep in mind, both/all umpires in a game shall wear the same color shirt or pullover. Uniform requirements are as follows:
X. ARTICLE X: STANDARDS OF AN MBUA MEMBER
A. MBUA Members shall observe always the uniform standards of the MBUA during scholastic games.
1. The primary uniform of the MBUA shall consist of the following items;
a) A navy blue jersey adorned with an MBUA badge on the left breast pocket,
b) Charcoal grey trousers,
c) A navy blue hat adorned with the MBUA logo,
d) A black belt, black shoes, and black socks,
e) A navy blue or red undershirt, the sleeves of which are not exposed,
f) A navy blue ball bag, and
g) A navy blue pullover with red epaulets or navy blue or black blazer.
2. Also, an MBUA umpire may wear a light blue or a red jersey with the same accessories worn with a navy blue shirt.
3. Alternatively, an umpire may wear a black or cream jersey. If he does so, the following items shall be worn;
a) Charcoal grey trousers,
b) A black hat adorned with the MBUA logo,
c) A black belt, black shoes, and black socks,
d) A black undershirt,
e) A black ball bag,
f) A black pullover with white epaulets.
The CCBUA will hold its annual indoor field clinic Saturday March 9th from 9am to noon at the Nauset High School fieldhouse. Proper mechanics and positioning will be taught, reviewed and practiced. New candidates as well as CCBUA members with 3 or less years on the board are required to attend. Please register below to confirm your attendance:
2019 meeting dates of the Cape Cod Baseball Umpires Association. Note that meetings will be held at the Yarmouth Police Department community room:
Monday March 11, 2019 7pm YPD
Monday March 25, 2019 7pm YPD – important Interpreter’s meeting
Monday April 22, 2019 7:30pm
Monday May 13, 2019 7:30pm YPD
Sunday June 2, 2019 TBD
*There will also be an on-field (field-house) – clinic in early March. Mandatory attendance for new candidates and members with 3 years or less tenure
The Cape Cod Baseball Umpires Association will hold Learn to Umpire classes beginning Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Successful candidates must attend a minimum of 5 of the classes, pass a written exam with a score of 85% and attend a mandatory on field (or field house) clinic.
Cost: $125 (includes class, first year dues, rule books and manuals)
To register, complete the form below.