Re: interesting article
Originally Posted by westofyou
Catchers tend to see both end of the game, pitching and hitting, they also know the nuances more than the other players because they face them all head on day in and day out.
Ex catchers also for the most part make great umpires. A couple guys I ump with were either top notch HS or College catchers and they are outstanding umpires. It has alot to do with seeing so many pitches and having a good idea where the strike zone is.
"Boys, I'm one of those umpires that misses 'em every once in a while so if it's close, you'd better hit it." Cal Hubbard