Umpires prepare for the new season in a gym at Tufts University

Credit: Matt Baskin

Local Umpires Get Ready For Opening Day

March 31, 2017

Baseball season is nearly upon us, but it’s not just players dusting off their equipment and getting into shape. So too are amateur league umpires. Veteran umps are getting their practice in, and NEW umpires in the Greater Boston area have to complete training through the Eastern Massachusetts Baseball Umpires Association. WGBH Radio’s Matt Baskin was on the scene for a drill session:


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