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- You MUST be age 36 to pitch.
- A continuous batting order and set lineup will
be used. The bating order picks up in the next game where it
All players must wear a helmet at bat and on
The last player to make and out is the pinch
runner for the catcher with 2 outs and in all other pinch running
The offensive team's inning will end after 3
outs or 6 runs scored, whichever comes first. This rule is waived
in the 7th, 8th, and 9th innings.
- A pitcher MUST be removed and may not return
to the game as a pitcher if he hits 3 batters during his time on the
pitcher MUST be removed
and may not return to the
game as a pitcher if he walks or hits a combined total of 4 batters in
any one inning.
No pitcher may pitch more than 5 innings
during any one game. Any appearance constitutes an inning .
All players will rotate defensively and never
be off the field for more than one consecutive inning (unless they so
A runner trying to advance to a base must
either slide or attempt to go around the fielder if the fielder has the
ball in his possession or in the umpires judgment, is about to receive
the ball. A runner colliding into a defensive player in an intentional
attempt to jar the ball loose will be called out and ejected from the
game. this is not a "must slide" rule but a NO COLLISION RULE.
A fielder is not permitted to fake a tag on an
incoming runner. The fielder must be in possession of the ball
when making a tag. Violation of this rule will result in all runners,
including the batter runner, being awarded an additional base.
ONLY players are permitted in the team dugout
or on the bench. NO children, wives, friends, dogs, ect..
Injured players coming to bat must run the
bases. If a player is injured running to a base, player must either stay
in the game and run the bases, or be removed for a pinch runner. If
player is removed for a pinch runner due to injury, to replicate Major
League Baseball and for players safety, he will no longer be able to
participate in game that day or night.
13a. Teams are now allowed to designate, before the start of
game, up to two players that will have designated runners. The
designated runner will be the previous out and replace the runner
If a defensive player is injured during play,
he may be replaced but will not bat in his team's next offensive inning
During playoffs a team forfeits if it has less
than 8 players. If it has 8, it plays with 8. During regular season
there are NO forfeits. Teams who have less than 9 will borrow players
from opposing team for defense, Offensively the opposing team's bench
bats in all vacant lineup spots.
- NO PLAYER MAY PLAY WITHOUT THE OFFICIAL
PONCE DE LEON LEAGUE UNIFORM.(Full Team
uniforms permitted at the Commissioners discretion only)
A player ejected from a game will be suspended
for his team's next played game. If this happens twice in a season the
player will be suspended for the remainder of that season.
NO Intentional walks.
Wood Bats will be used at all times.
- All other rules if not specifically stated
above will follow MLB rules and regulations.
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