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LOD Podcast, Episode 44: Behind the Plate with Dave Borges

Sometimes you seek out a career and sometimes a career seeks out you.  In the case of Dave Borges, becoming a professional umpire was not something he was planning.  Borges first began officiating when his kid’s Little League was looking for volunteer umpires.  A little over a decade later, he finds himself traveling and assigning softball umpires all over the country.

Dave Borges is the Umpire in Chief for Women’s Professional Fastpitch, USA Elite/USSA and National Umpire in Chief for the South region.  He describes his professional commitments as being 365 days a year.  We also spoke with Dave about the pressure that officials are under and what can be done to encourage more people to enter the field.

Check out Episode 44 of the Legends on Deck Podcast to learn more about professional softball umpire, Dave Borges!

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Intro: Michael Tucker – 12 Year MLB Veteran

Music: Rick Ross – Mafia Music (instrumental)

Photo and Video: Courtesy of David Borges

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