The league was established in 1958 as an organization formed to provide a program for the youth of the Pleasant Hill area in cooperation with the Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park District, the Mt. Diablo Unified School District and Diablo Valley College.

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2019 Umpire Leadership Team

 

Chief Umpire

Umpire Coordinator

Ray Wrice  - 

Diane Basker  - 

Crew Chiefs

 
 

Crew Chief (Pioneer)(Web and Data)

Crew Chief (American)

Crew Chief (National, Manager)

Crew Chief (Western)

Brian Turner  - 

Victor Umana  - 

Sumit Mahay  - 

Brian Lee  - 

Chief Emeritus

 
 

Training Leader

 

Rick Landry  - 

Chris Baker  - 

 

Advancement

PROFICIENCY
LEVELS

BASE AND/
OR PLATE
DIVISION BOYS (B)
And/Or
Girls (G)
ADVANCEMENT REQUIREMENTS

LEVEL 1
Base Only Pioneer B & G New & Returning LEVEL 1s w/4 Gms or Less in 2018;
LEVEL 2 Advancement = 2-4 Game Min. @ LEVEL 1 AND
ULT OK To Advance To LEVEL 2

LEVEL 2
Base Only

American &
Below

B & G Returning LEVEL 1s w/4-8 Games in 2018
LEVEL 3 Advancement = 2-4 Game Min. @ LEVEL 2 AND
ULT OK To Advance To LEVEL 3 or 4

LEVEL 3
Plate & Base Pioneer &
American
B & G Returning LEVEL 2s w/8+ Games in 2018
LEVEL 4 Advancement = 8 Game Min. @ LEVEL 3 AND
ULT OK To Advance To LEVEL 4

LEVEL 4
Base Only National &
Below
B & G Returning LEVEL 3s;
LEVEL 5 Advancement = 4 Game Min. @ LEVEL 4 AND
ULT OK To Advance To LEVEL 5

LEVEL 5

Plate

Base

National & Below

Western & Below

Girls Only

Boys Only

Returning LEVEL 3s;
LEVEL 6 Advancement = 4 Game Min. @ LEVEL 5 AND
ULT OK To Advance To LEVEL 6

LEVEL 6
Plate and/
or Base
Western & Below B & G Returning LEVEL 4s;
LEVEL 7 Advancement = 4 Game Min. @ LEVEL 6 AND
Certification By ULT Of Meeting LEVEL 7 Requirements

LEVEL 7

Plate &
Base
Western & Below B & G Returning LEVEL 4s Meeting LEVEL 7 Requirements
       LEVEL 7 Requirements
1.  Plate AND Base Qualified
2.  Qualified For Plate AND Base For All Divisions (Boys and Girls)
3.  Elite Status (16+ Games Per Season)
4.  'The Wheel' Certified
5.  Playoff Qualified
6.  Tournament Qualified (Boys And Girls)

 

What is a Chief Emeritus?

 

Emeritus Recognition
Emeritus recognition is an honor granted to an individual by an organization/institution in recognition of the service and contributions made by the individual during the honoree's tenure with the organization/institution that enhanced, improved, and advanced the organization's mission and goals.

PHBA Chief Emeritus
Chief Emeritus is reserved by the ULT to honor, in retirement or departure, a Chief Umpire who has provided outstanding leadership and distinguished service to Pleasant Hill Baseball Association by contributing a significant or entire portion of their PHBA volunteer career as an active umpire in the PHBA Blue Crew.