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Umpires Corner

Garden Grove Pony Umpiring Program

Make the Call, Be an Umpire

Make the Call, Be an Umpire

Why Umpire?   

Umpiring provides you so much more than just the ability to officiate the rules of the game. It can make feel; 

Connected-umpiring is a great way to make friends for life and be an integral part of the baseball community 

Respected-Umpiring provide the opportunity for everyone to pay the game in a safe, fair and enjoyable environment. Umpiring also develops skills that can be used for life;  communication, resilience and leadership just to name a few!

Energized-Umpiring lets you experience the thrill of the game, contributes towards maintaining a healthy lifestyle and offers a pathway to participate in the sport at the highest level. 

There are many opportunities to become involved as an baseball umpire at Garden Grove Pony Baseball, with clear pathways and support structures available for those aspiring to officiate at the highest level. 

If you want to learn more, please contact Max Ponce (714) 408-6031. 





Max Ponce

Umpire Coordinator

2-Man Umpire Clinic

If your interested in sharping your umpiring skills or want to learn the 2 umpire system. 

Join us on;

August 19th, 2018 from 8am to 4pm

Santana Regional Park 

598 Santana Way

Corona, CA 92881

For more information, contact Max 

Baseball Rule Myths

The batter who batted out of order is the person declared out?

The PROPER batter is the one called out. Any hit or advance made by the batter or runner due to the hit, walk, error or other reason is nullified. The next batter is the one who follows the proper batter who was called out (Rule: 6.07 (b, 1)

Giving back to the Community

Our newest UMPIRE Ryan Butters, a GGPB Player Alumni and Army National Guard gets the Call to the frontline of the wildfires in Redding, CA. 

Let’s keep him and his battalion, families affected by the wildfires in our thoughts and prayers for safety and comfort.