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An umpire is an official who can either be positioned on one of the first three bases or behind home plate. At home plate, he can call balls or strikes, and plays in which a runner tries to touch the plate and avoid the catcher. The other three call on safe-out calls at the base they are assigned, and can signal a caught ball in the position of the outfield they are nearest. Umpires except the second base one can also call on hit balls that are fair or foul.

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