Baseball Rules in Black and White 

A Better Way to Learn and Apply the Rules of Baseball

If you missed Tom Fitzsimmons' interview with Billy Haze (College World Series) umpire and Jim Bettencourt author / umpire ,  listen to the show right HERE 

They will be discussing the (2018 College Edition) of Baseball Rules in Black and White, Jim’s soon to be released and newest book in his Black and White series, plus any and all things in the world of umpiring baseball.  Should be a very entertaining hour.


For more information about the soon to be released 2018 College Edition you can go to:



Baseball Rules in Black and White's  testimonial filming at Raley's Field in Sacramento, Ca. Date: Monday October 2nd, time: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, this is a by invitation only event.  For additional information contact Jim Bettencourt at 530-330-3139

Coming this Fall the 2018 Baseball Rules in Black and

White College Edition




2017 ABCA Convention
Jan. 5-8, 2017 – Anaheim, California
Hilton & Marriott Hotels / Anaheim Convention Center

November 28, 2017, Baseball Rules in Black and White 2017 Edition will be released.  New in this edition are rule changes from the NFHS rule book and three new rule topic revised into the user friendly Black and White format.  The added rules topics are, Courtesy Runner, Infield Fly and Runner Hit by Fair Batted Ball.  Many dedicated hours went into producing the 2017 Edition in a continual effort to produce an improved user friendly version of the baseball rule book.

KCHO 91.7 FM PBS Radio interview, host Nancy Wiegamn. Click below to listen in.


  http://mynspr.org/programs/nancys-bookshelf#stream/0



Book signing October 8th, 3 pm -6 pm. family fun, black & white cake, adult & kid prizes. Buffalo Wild Wings, 845 East Ave. Chico, Ca.
September 30, 2016 1pm to 2pm Baseball Rules in Black and White author James C. Bettencourt's one hour live radio interview on KNCO Newstalk 830/Star 94FM Grass Valley, Auburn Sacramento with host Tom Fitzsimmons. You can hear this interview live by connecting to KNCO through HeartRadio. www.baseballrulesinblackandwhite.com

                                                       KHSL TV Interview

Click on the link to watch KHSL TV Lee Carrel's news story about Baseball Rules in Black and White.

Big time shout out thanks to Mr. Lee Carrel, KHSL sports producer great job!


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