Search Results for: rules

524 Results Found

RulesLittle League

9.02 Umpire Decisions

(a) Any umpire’s decision which involves judgment, such as, but not limited to, whether a batted ball is fair or foul, whether a pitch is a strike or a ball, or whether a runner is safe or out, is final. No player, manager, coach, or substitute shall object to any such judgment decisions. (b) If…

RulesLittle League

9.05 Umpire Reports

(a) The umpire shall report to the league president within 24 hours after the end of a game all violations of rules and other incidents worthy of comment, including the disqualification of any manager, coach, or player, and the reasons therefore. (b) When any manager, coach, or player is disqualified for a flagrant offense such…

RulesLittle League

9.06 Umpire Footwear

Umpires shall not wear shoes with metal spikes or cleats.   IMPORTANT Carry your Rulebook. It is better to consult the rules and hold up the game long enough to decide a knotty problem than to have a game protested and possibly replayed.


Rule 1 – Section 1 – POSITIONS OF PLAYERS

1-1-1 In high school baseball, each team is permitted seven turns at bat (see 4-2-2) during which it attempts to score runs by having its batters become base runners who advance to and touch first base, second base, third base and home plate. The team in the field attempts to end each turn at bat…


Rule 1 – Section 2 – THE FIELD

1-2-1 A diamond (or infield) shall be a 90-foot square. When measuring the distance to first base and third base, measure from the apex of home plate to the back edge of the base. The outfield is the area between two foul lines formed by extending two sides of the diamond as in Diagram 2….


NCAA 1-2 The Playing Field

Infield, Outfield Dimensions SECTION 2. a. The infield shall be a 90-foot square. Note in the diagram in this section that the center of second base is one corner of the 90-foot square and the measurement to first and third bases is to the back edge of each base. All measurements are to be made from…


Rule 2 – Section 10 – CONFERENCES

2-10-1   A charged conference is a meeting which involves the coach or his non-playing representative and a player or players of the team. Defensive – See 3-4-1; Offensive – See 3-4-2. 2-10-2   A pregame conference is a meeting involving the umpires, both head coaches and team captains (if available) near home plate. The meeting should begin approximately five minutes…


NCAA 2-2 Appeal

Appeal SECTION 2. The act of a player or coach claiming a violation of the rules by the opposing team or misinterpretation of them by the umpires. An appeal may be any act that unmistakably indicates an appeal. For specific appeals see: bat (1-12), base coach (3-3), checked swing (3-6-f), batting out of order (7-11-a)…


NCAA 2-26 Ejection and Post-Participation Ejection

Ejection and Post-Participation Ejection SECTION 26. The immediate removal (or disqualification) of a player or coach from any further participation from the ongoing or current game. The game officials have the authority to eject a player, coach or team representative for misconduct or unsportsmanlike conduct. The offending individual must leave the field and dugout area…


NCAA 2-40 Halted Game

Halted Game SECTION 40. A game that is stopped at any time after its start and is to be completed at a later date (see 5-9). Note: As it applies to a halted game, the game starts when the umpire-in-chief calls “play” (see Rules 3-7-a and 5-1).

Don't strike out!

Become a part of the largest baseball rules community in the world!

Get free access to baseball forums, rules analysis and exclusive email content from current and former Major League Baseball players and umpires.