Stump The Ump Quiz 3

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Stump The Ump Quiz 3

Stump the Ump! Test your knowledge of High School Fast Pitch Softball National Federation Rules (NFHS). The West Florida Fast Pitch Softball Umpires Association, LLC. Contracts with schools in Manatee & Sarasota Counties. Please Enter your First and Last Name to begin.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    B1 bunts and the ball stops out in front of home plate. B1 drops the bat which rolls into the motionless ball.
    • A. 

      The ball is dead and the batter is out.

    • B. 

      Foul ball

    • C. 

      "Delayed Dead Ball" and batter is out.

    • D. 

      No rule has been broken and play continues.

  • 2. 
    With R1 on 1st base, B2 hits a fair ball to F8.  B2, in rounding the double first base hits the inside portion of the white bag and decides she cannot make it to second safely.  B2 then returns to the colored portion of the double first base where she is then tagged by F3 with the ball.
    • A. 

      B2 is safe.

    • B. 

      B2 is out because she must return to the white portion.

    • C. 

      B2 is out because she used the white portion of the base in the initial contact of the base.

  • 3. 
    With R1 on 3rd and no outs, ball four is issued to B2.  F2 immediately returns the ball to F1.  F1, is standing with both feet in the circle, makes no play toward either runner and just stands there with the ball in her glove and both hands at her sides.  R1 took her lead and stops. She stands motionless off the base watching B2 moving slowly to 1st.
    • A. 

      A "delayed dead ball" shall be declared and R1 should be called out because R1 did not immediately return to 3rd.

    • B. 

      A "dead ball" shall be declared and R1 should be called out because R1 did not immediately return to 3rd.

    • C. 

      There's nothing illegal about the play.

  • 4. 
    Team A is using 10 players in its lineup, with the DP-L.Jones batting third. FLEX-B. Smith is playing right field and is a very fast runner.  In the first, third and sixth innings, DP-L. Jones gets on base and, in each case, the FLEX-B. Smith is put in to run.
    • A. 

      Legal: The DP and Flex positions are interchangable, the coach may continue making this substitution as many times as needed.

    • B. 

      Legal: The Flex player may replace the DP on offense any time and any number of times as long as they remain in the same position in the batting order.

    • C. 

      Not Legal: The DP (L. Jones) has now been out of the game twice. She has no re-entry eligibility to bat in the 6th inning.

    • D. 

      Not Legal: The Flex (B. Smith) has now been out of the game twice. She has no re-entry eligibility to run in the 6th inning.

  • 5. 
    True/FalseAccording to 2009-10 FHSAA Rules About a pitcher warmup area inside the fence during live play:  There must be 3 persons occupying the area which include pitcher, catcher, and a protective person.  The protective person may be either a player or coach but must be present.  All players must wear a helmet.   Exception: A pitcher who is facing the field of play and can see all playing action may elect not to wear the helmet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False