2018 RULES

(I-1) T-Ball

Basic T-ball everyone will hit off of the tee.

Game time will be 1hour and 15 minutes

Teams will be allowed to field up to 10 players

Once hit every hit will be a single base hit.

We play 5 runs or 3 outs whatever comes first its up to the hitting team to keep track

We want to teach the players on the field what to do with the ball once hit

Each team is allowed 2 coaches on the field when fielding, try to have coaches stand back out of the base path

Each team is allowed 3 coaches when hitting 1 at the plate with the hitter and 1 on first base and 1 on third base please do not have a coach on second base the field gets crowded when too many coaches are on the field

Coaches will call safe/out on plays please remember these are 5 year olds so be fair

 

(I-2) Coach Pitch

Game time will be 1 hour and 15 minutes

Teams are allowed to field up to 10 players

Coaches will pitch the ball to each player

Each player will receive 7 pitches if the player doesn't get a hit on the 7th pitch he will be allowed to hit off of a tee

We play 5 runs or 3 outs whatever comes first its up to the hitting team to keep track

Every hit will be a single

Each team is allowed 2 coaches on the field when fielding, try to have coaches stand back out of the base path

Each team is allowed 3 coaches when hitting 1 at the plate with the hitter and 1 at first base and 1 at third base please do not have a coach on second base the field gets crowded when too many coaches are on the field

Coaches will call safe/out on plays please remember these are 6 year olds so be fair

 

 

(I-3) Machine Pitch

Game time is 1 hour and 30 minutes

Coaches are responsible for getting the Pitching Machine out, setting it up, digging the trench, and putting away he machine at the end of games, the extension code MUST be buried per safety reasons. 

Both teams should be involved during the set up process to agree on the settings also to make sure it is fair for both sides once the official game time has started we want to be ready to play ball.

The machine should be about 40 ft away from the plate and speed should be between 35-40 mph

Each hitter will receive only 5 pitches off of the machine if by the 5th pitch the ball is not hit fair the batter is out even on a foul ball no exceptions.

Once the ball is thrown back into the infield the ball is dead and runner(s) can no longer advance.

We play 5 runs or 3 outs whatever come first it is up to the scorekeepers to keep track of runs umpire does not keep track of score only outs.  Each team should have a scorekeeper with an official scorebook. 

Teams will exchange line ups before the start of the game any player arriving after the start of the game must be dropped to the bottom of the line up.

Any Coach or Manager ejected shall serve a minimum of 1 game suspension depending on severity.

RULES OF SPORTSMANSHIP

  • No taunting allowed
  • No disrespectful, foul or obscene language towards the opposing team or their fans
  • No arguing with umpires at any time
  • Congratulations or Good Game at the end of the game Only ( Only positives comments will be allowed NO negatives comments...)
  • Any acts of unsportsmanlike conduct at the end of the game celebration and/or while exiting the field will NOT be tolerated and may result in a coach or player ejection from the game( You can still be ejected at the end of the game)...
  • Any ejections from a game is a minimum of 1 game suspension depending on the severity more disciplinary action may follow
  • Both coaches MUST sign the game card at the end of the game regardless of the outcome

The Webster's definition is as follow:

Sportsmanship is an aspiration or ethos that a sport or activity will be enjoyed for its own sake, with proper consideration for fairness, ethics, respect, and a sense of fellowship with ones competitors.

  

Welcome to the FAAA new Instructional Division information page

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the baseball commissioners

TJ Kussman (314) 495 - 9924
tjkussman@faaasports.com

OR

Bill Millikan (314) 497- 9305
bmillikan@faaasports.com

For questions about softball or coach pitch contact

Dave Wilson (314) 740 - 7725
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