23 episodes

We’ve peaked at #19 in the US, #20 in Canada, #8 in Spain, and #4 in Germany on the Baseball Podcast Charts!!!

When you watch a baseball game, you get the opinion of the announcers, players, and coaches. What you’ll never get is the opinion of the umpire. Well, that time has come! With years of experience at the Little League and Travel Ball levels, I’ll bring you the insight of an umpire when it comes to rules, controversies, and everything else in the game of baseball Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theumpirestrikesback/support

The Umpire Strikes Back Erik Weiss

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    • 4.7 • 12 Ratings

We’ve peaked at #19 in the US, #20 in Canada, #8 in Spain, and #4 in Germany on the Baseball Podcast Charts!!!

When you watch a baseball game, you get the opinion of the announcers, players, and coaches. What you’ll never get is the opinion of the umpire. Well, that time has come! With years of experience at the Little League and Travel Ball levels, I’ll bring you the insight of an umpire when it comes to rules, controversies, and everything else in the game of baseball Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theumpirestrikesback/support

    Angel Hernandez “Strikes” Again

    Angel Hernandez “Strikes” Again

    In this episode, I break down why Kyle Schwarber was so upset with Angel Hernandez about a pitch just off the plate.

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    • 12 min
    Why Buster Posey is NOT a HOFer

    Why Buster Posey is NOT a HOFer

    I break down the stats of Buster Posey’s career and explain why he doesn’t quite meet the standard of a Hall of Fame catcher

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    • 12 min
    The Real Reason Umpires Quit

    The Real Reason Umpires Quit

    There is a National shortage for umpires and other officials. The main reason is abuse from fans and coaches, but what if I told you it is also due to the way officials are treated from within? In this episode I talk about the way umpires treat each other as well as how umpires are treated by their superiors. I also touch on my personal situation that lead to me leaving my local Little League District

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    • 25 min
    Can Angel Hernandez Redeem Himself?

    Can Angel Hernandez Redeem Himself?

    Angel Hernandez will be on the plate for Game 2 of the Dodgers-Padres NLDS. Can he redeem himself and prove he belongs in the playoffs? Also, I strike back at everyone who came after me for my previous opinions about Angel Hernandez

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    • 26 min
    Angel Hernandez Assigned to NLDS

    Angel Hernandez Assigned to NLDS

    I give my opinion on Angel Hernandez and his assignment to the Dodgers-Padres NLDS Series

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    • 18 min
    Umpiring Different Youth Levels

    Umpiring Different Youth Levels

    I discuss what I do different when umpiring a lower level of youth baseball

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    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

NCmetal ,

Why umpires quit

Very good account of the crap that volunteers endure. I just do Rec ball now because I don’t want to deal with the hyper competitive environment. And I would never do it for free!

Willie2324 ,

Great show

I look forward to new episodes. Good opinions and very well versed in the rules of baseball and LL.

Vandal9 ,

Glad I don’t have to work with this guy

Pretty opinionated for someone with all of 7 years experience doing only little league.

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