This pre-2013 publication contains interpretations, clarifications, general practices, and rulings endorsed by Minor League Baseball and the Professional Baseball Umpire Corp. It is provided as a supplement to the Official Baseball Playing Rules which govern all games in Minor League Baseball.
The PBUC Umpire Manual is the definitive resource for professional and amateur umpires alike. It is the official umpire manual for Minor League Baseball and the Professional Baseball Umpire Corp (PBUC). This 119-page manual contains the official rule interpretations and clarifications used throughout Minor League Baseball. It includes sections on the conduct and responsibilities of umpires; game preliminaries; equipment, players and the playing field; lineups and substitutions; progress of the game; appeals and awards; interference and obstruction; pitching regulations; and miscellaneous clarifications. The PBUC Umpire Manual is available in both English and Spanish.