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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2020 Umpire Leadership Team (ULT)

 

Chief Umpire

Umpire Coordinator

Ray Wrice -

Diane Basker -

Crew Chiefs

 
 

Crew Chief  - Rules
Crew Chief - Pioneer

Crew Chief - American

Crew Chief - National

Crew Chief - Western

Associate Crew Chief

Brian Lee -
Raul Ortega -

Sumit Mahay -

Brian Turner -

Victor Umana -

Jim Libby -

Chief Emeritus

 
 

Training Lead

 

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 & American B & G New & Returning LEVEL 1s w/4 Gms or Less in 2019;
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 2019
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 2019
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 5s And Above Meeting LEVEL 7 Requirements
       LEVEL 7 Requirements
1.  Plate AND Base Qualified
2.  Plate AND Base Qualified For All Divisions (Boys and Girls)
3.  GOLD Elite Status (32+ Games Per Season)
4.  'The Wheel' Certified
5.  Playoff Qualified (ULT Vetted)
6.  Tournament Qualified (Boys And Girls) (ULT Vetted)

 

What is 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.