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Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:50am
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Bud,
When were you in Omaha? I was in the Air Force April 1968 through December 1992. I was stationed at Offutt May 70 through May 74. I also started umpiring and then coaching Little League - all gratis. Shifted to the Girls Softball when my girls started playing. Had several state Champion teams in Alaska over a twelve year stretch. They were fun and gratifying days.

  • The baseball fields and gamesBUD HEMPHILL, Sun Feb 12 12:34pm
    Played Little League there 4 years. Also umpired quite a few games before enlisting in the Air Force in 67. I enjoyed umpiring more probably because I wasn't that good a player. I umpired for many... more
    • Omaha — DickBrogan, Mon Feb 13 5:50am
      • The baseball fields and gamesBUD HEMPHILL, Mon Feb 13 10:48am
        You preceded me by a few years. We got there in Jul 80 from Grand Forks (and were welcomed by a tornado that got awfully close to the chapel where we were sheltered) and returned to Grand Forks in... more
        • Little LeagueDickBrogan, Mon Feb 13 11:04am
          I went to Italy from Offutt. That is where I got into umpiring Little league. I was stationed with a Philly guy who really knew the game and he taught me how to umpire and how to do it right! He was... more
          • The baseball fields and gamesBUD HEMPHILL, Mon Feb 13 11:18am
            And that is why I never umpired any games my boys played in. My only overseas tour was to Thailand/Viet Nam in 70-71.
            • OverseasDickBrogan, Mon Feb 13 11:24am
              I went U-Tapoa Thailand my first tour out of training (Nove 68/Nov 69)
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