• A team is only allowed a manager and 3 coaches on the field.
  • Coaches are allowed outside dugouts during the game.   However, they will be called for interference when applicable.
  • Any team with less than nine players may borrow a player for the outfield in order to play the game during the regular season. May play with 8 players.
  • No player is allowed to sit on the bench for more than 3 consecutive defensive outs. All players must play at least half the game in the field. When re-entering defense, the player must play in a different defensive position than they were previously playing (Exception: Catcher due to sharing of equipment not being encouraged).
  • Time Limit:   DROP DEAD at 1:45.  If a player is batting when Drop Dead time expires, the player must complete their turn at bat prior to stopping the game. 
  • No more than 2 offensive time outs per half inning.
  • No standings will be kept and the yearend tournament will determine the champion.   A blind draw will be held to determine brackets.
  • Any coach ejected will be suspended from his next game. Circumstances pertaining to ejection will be referred to the board to determine eligibility for the remainder of the season.


  • Coaches may warm-up pitchers between innings if the catcher is not ready.
  • No more than 5 warm-up pitches between innings.
  • All balks will be called.
  • A pitcher may only pitch 4 innings per game. 7 innings per week. One pitch constitutes an inning.
  • Once the pitcher is removed from the mound, he cannot return to the mound in the same game.


  • You must bat your entire line-up, open defensive substitutions are allowed.  Once you have batted through the order, there are automatically 3 outs.
  • On deck batter is allowed.
  • If playing with less than 9 players, the line-up shall shrink and no outs recorded.
  • Players shall be added to the bottom of the line-up as they arrive to the game.


  • A courtesy runner MUST be used for the catcher with 2 outs.  This applies to the current catcher of record that is going to continue as catcher.


  • Metal cleats are allowed.

NOTE: It is the Manager's responsibility to ensure that the minimum play requirement is met. Managers failing to comply with the minimum play requirements will be subject to disciplinary action.

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