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Bantam - Midget Division


1. Catchers must wear a mask during the game and warm up. Any person or player warming up any pitcher before or during a game or practice must wear a protective mask.

Sportsmanship and Decorum

1. This is a fair play league. Equal play time is required. Positional and time wise.

2. All players who attend the game must be listed on the score sheet and no player may sit on the sidelines for more than two consecutive innings and a maximum of three innings in the game.

Game Rules

1. Seven innings shall constitute a game and a legal game shall be five innings or one hour and forty-five minutes whichever occurs first.

2. With agreement of both coaches, no innings shall start after 7:45pm on scheduled 6:00pm start otherwise no inning shall start after one hour and forty-five minutes from the actual starting time.

3. There shall be unlimited substitutions of players in the field at any time that has been requested and given.

4. Runs shall be limited to five runs per inning until the open inning, which will be unlimited. The open inning will be the 5th, 6th or 7th inning depending on time.

5. Each team player shall bat as listed on the score sheet whether playing defensively or not.

6. A pitcher shall be limited to pitch for a maximum of four innings per game. One pitch is taken as an inning.

7. The conference rule for pitchers is in effect except that the pitcher shall remain in the batting order and may play any other position.

A charged conference takes place when:
- The defensive requests a suspension of play fro any reason and a representative (not on the field) of the defense team the playing field and gives the umpire cause to believe that he has delivered a message (by any means) to the pitcher. When the representative from the dugout enters the field and removes the pitcher from the pitching position, it is not a charged conference for the new pitcher, but is a charged conference for the pitcher removed from the pitching position.
- It is not a charged conference for the defense if they confer during a charged offensive conference as long as they are ready to play ball when the offensive is ready.

8. All players are to wear full uniform. No shorts.

9. Base running, infield fly, and dropped third strike rules are in effect.

10. Twelve inch balls are to be used.

11. Pitching distance is 40 feet. Baselines are to be 60 feet.

12. Distance from home plate to 2nd base is 84 feet and 10 1/4 inches.




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