Manchester South Little League: Umpire Central

Umpire in Chief Jay Robarge    email: 


Manchester South Little League is looking for dedicated volunteers to umpire in our league, you do not need to have any prior experience. We will be offering an Umpire Clinic for all that are interested, and all equipment will be provided. If you are interested please contact.  If you have questions or comments about league umpires or are interested in volunteering as an umpire, please contact Jay Robarge at

Junior Umpire Program
Are you a teenager between the ages of 13-19? Are you a former Little Leaguer, knowledgable about baseball? If so, then the Manchester South Little League Junior Umpire Program might be for you! We are looking for teens who know baseball and who want to umpire games for Farm, Minors & Majors games on weeknights and on weekends during the day. We will train you and provide the equipment you need.

If you want to join the program, please contact Jay Robarge at

Infield Fly Rule explained

Little League Umpire Resource Center

This site provides Little League Baseball Umpires with the tools they need to be effective and fair arbiters of the game, to provide leadership to children as well as managers and coaches, and to help train future volunteer umpires.

You have to register, but once in, there are quite a few resources including videos and the changes to rules and regulations.

Instructional Videos
The instructional videos below are useful for all umpires. Each video provides appropriate instruction on the fundamentals of umpiring. 
Chest Protectors  Calling Strikes

Equipment for Baseball Umpires

Calling Foul Balls

The "C" Position for Base Umpires Base Umpire Positions 
Making Close Calls as a Baseball Umpire  How to Be a Home Plate Umpire  
How to Be the Only Umpire on the Field  Voice Projection for Baseball Umpires
Terminology for Baseball Umpires  Who Can Umpire Baseball 
Umpire Etiquette  Youth Basenball Umpiring 
Umpire-Catcher Relationship Umpire Mechanics 

Baseball Rule Myths
Rules and Regulations of Little League Baseball

Myth # 1
The hands are considered ...

Umpire Gear

Here are a few sites to purchase online Umpire Clothing and Gear