Fort Smith Church Baseball League

Umpire Application

Umpire Clinics scheduled for Feb 9, 16 and 23 at 2:00PM.

All umpires must attend at least 1 of the clinics to be eligible to work.

Meet at umpire room at Ballman Concession stand. Contact with questions.

If you are interested in becoming an umpire please read and study the rules.The following three publications are also full of helpful information and advice.


Psychology of Umpiring While a great deal of becoming a successful umpire and a good umpire is related directly to knowledge of rules, positioning, m...

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Food for Thought

What is proper timing? Timing is the proper use of the eyes. Call the pitch as fast as you can…after you see it. Umpires talk about those who call pit...

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The Strike Zone

Even at the youth level, umpires are seldom liked. The best they can hope for is to be respected, and earning respect takes a trained eye achieved onl...

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Fort Smith Church Baseball League
PO Box 3999
Fort Smith, AR 72913