FALL BALL LEAGUE RULES 2021
FALL LEAGUE RULES 2021
A. Time limit;
a. 8/9, no inning to start after one and half hours, unless game is tied.
b. 10/11, no inning to start after one and half hours, unless the game is tied.
a. For both leagues: if a pitcher walks four consecutive batters, in one inning, that pitcher must be replaced.
b. Number of pitchers allowed; see local rules.
c. A pitcher who delivers 41 or more pitches in a game cannot play the position of catcher for the remainder of that day.
d. If a player catches more than 3 innings, player is not allowed to pitch.
e. The home team has the official pitch count sheet. It is to be signed by both managers after the game and brought to the concession stand.
f. Double headers;
- If a pitcher throws 20 or less pitches in game one, said player may pitch in game two, to the daily maximum pitch count.
- If a player throws more than 20 pitches in game one, said player may NOT pitch in the second game.
- If a player catches more than 3 innings in game one, said player may pitch in the second game.
C. Base stealing/passed balls;
i. Base stealing permitted, only second and third.
ii. Base runner can only score from third on a batted ball or bases loaded walk.
i. Runners can advance at their own risk to any base.
ii. Stealing of home is permissible.
- Dropped Third Strike
- Only applies to the 10/11 league.
E. Batting Order
a. There will be a continuous batting order for both leagues.
F. For the 8/9league; teams are only allowed to score 5 runs an inning in the first three (3) innings of a game.
a. Any person assisting the team, on the field, for practice &/or game, must be registered.
a. All manager, coaches, and players must be in complete uniform in order to participate in the game. See local rules.
b. No flip-flops are allowed to be worn on the field or in the dugout.
c. Only league issued wood bats are allowed for 10/11 league.
d. Only Little League approved metal bats with the USA stamp are permitted. The barrel may be 2 1/2 inches in diameter.
e. Only league issued batting helmets are to be used.
a. There will be free substitution for both leagues.
b. Once a player is removed as a pitcher, that player may not pitch again in that game.
c. If a player is removed from the catcher position, re-enters as a catcher and you want this player to pitch, this player cannot catch more than 3 total innings.
d. If a player catches then pitches and throws more than 41 pitches, that player may not re-enter the catcher’s position.
1. Look up these topics;
a. Batting helmets.
c. Pitching rules.
d. Registration of coaches.
10. All other local & Little League rules will be followed. They can be found on the web site.