League Rules

For the 2020 Season:

  1. The pitcher cannot participate in a defensive play or interfere otherwise the batter/runner is automatically out.
  2. If the ball hits the pitcher, it is considered a foul ball, if it was the third pitch, the batter is out.
  3. Each player must be up to bat once before you start the line-up again.  You must keep the same batting line-up for the entire game.
  4. All team members must bat.  You may have a runner if needed.
  5. Commitment line is between 3rd and home plate.  Once past the line, you must continue running home.
  6. There is no stealing, no leading and no sliding allowed.
  7. Play at home plate is always a force play.
  8. All players are to rotate all positions each inning.  Other than pitcher, no player should play any position more than 3 times per game.   Male players may only play on the infield a maximum of 4 innings per game.  There must be at least two Female players in the infield every inning.
  9. There is a two base system at 1st base.  The first base player is on the white base and the runner touches the orange base.
  10. Home run rule:  Match plus one – Each team will go into the game with one home run allowed, after each team has hit a home run, the other team may do so.  After the home run is hit each home run is then a strike.
  11. Game will be 7 innings or an hour and a half.
  12. Mercy rule: 5 runs in one inning.  The last inning is unlimited.
  13. There must be a minimum of 3 women on the field per inning.
  14. Tagging on fly balls allowed, with one exception (see following rule)
  15. A base runner on third base must stay there on a caught fly ball (not allowed to tag and run).
  16. Batting rule:  Outfielders will have a line that they cannot cross when a batter is batting.  Once the ball is hit, the outfielder is free to get the ball.  If the outfielder breaks this rule, the batter is awarded a hit.
  17. Alcohol is not permitted anywhere on the park premises.

Please remember that this league was designed as a recreational league.  The purpose of this league is for all players to have fun.