2018 FOREST CITY PARKS & RECREATION

MEN’S SLOW PITCH LEAGUE

TUESDAYS STARTING AUGUST 14th

 

 

RULES:

 

  1. MUST BE 18 OR OLDER TO PLAY IN THIS LEAGUE.

 

  1. NEED AT LEAST 9 PLAYERS TO START THE GAME WITHOUT TAKING AN OUT. IF PLAYING WITH 8 YOU WILL NEED TO TAKE AN AUTOMATIC OUT.

 

  1. ROSTERS WILL BE LEFT OPEN TO ADD ANYONE.

 

  1. NO METAL CLEATS ALLOWED. NO INTENTIONAL SLIDING INTO PLAYERS – UMPIRES DISCRETION – (PLAYERS THROWN OUT OF THE GAME).

 

  1. 1-1 COUNT WHEN UP TO BAT, NO COURTESY FOUL.

 

  1. PLATE AND MAT ARE THE STRIKE ZONE. BASE LENGTH WILL BE 70 FEET.

 

  1. 10 RUN RULE IN EFFECT AFTER 5 INNINGS – 15 RULE AFTER 4.

 

  1. 3 HOMERUN LIMIT…. IF BOTH TEAMS HIT 3 THEN A FOURTH WILL BE ALLOWED, IF ONE TEAM GET FOUR THEN THEY CANNOT HIT ANOTHER UNTIL THE OTHER TEAM MATCHES OR TAKES THE LEAD. IF YOU HIT OVER THE LIMIT THEN IT WILL BE CONSIDERED AN OUT. INSIDE THE PARK HOMERUNS DO NOT COUNT TOWARD THE LIMIT. IF THE BALL IS TOUCHED BY THE FIELDER AND GOES OVER THEN IT IS AN ERROR AND THAT WILL NOT COUNT AS A HOMERUN.

 

  1. EACH TEAM WILL HIT THEIR OWN BALL ( 12” OPTIC YELLOW .52 CORE AND 300 COMPRESSION).

 

  1. NO BUNTING OR CHOPPING AT THE BALL. MUST BE A FULL SWING.

 

  1. PITCHING ARC MUST BE AT LEAST 6’ HIGH. UNLIMITED ARC!

 

  1. HOME TEAM WILL BE DETERMINED BY A COIN FLIP.

 

  1. FOUL BALL ON 3RD STRIKE IS AN AUTOMATIC OUT, WHICH INCLUDES ANY HOME RUN, IF YOUR LIMIT IS GONE.

 

  1. ENFORCED: CAPTAIN IS THE ONLY ONE TO ARGUE A CALL – OTHERS WILL GET THROWN OUT.

 

  1. NO BEER OR KIDS IN THE DUGOUTS AT ANY TIME DURING THE SEASON!

 

  1. RUNNERS MAY LEAVE THE BAG AFTER THE BALL HAS CROSSED HOME PLATE.

 

  1. ANY FIGHTS, MEANING ANY PHYSICAL CONTACT, WILL RESULT IN PLAYERS BEING KICKED OUT FOR THE REST OF THAT NIGHT AND THE REMAINDER OF THE SEASON.

 

  1. A COURTESY RUNNER MAY BE USED, THE RUNNER HAS TO BE THE

LAST OUT (ONLY ONE PER INNING).

 

  1. NO NEW INNING WILL START AT :25 AFTER THE HOUR, HOWEVER, IF AN INNING HAS STARTED, WE WILL FINISH THAT INNING UNLESS THE HOME TEAM IS AHEAD.

 

  1. GAME TIMES WILL BE 6:30, 7:30 & 8:30 P.M. 2 UMPIRES WILL BE NEEDED FROM TEAMS WHO ARE NOT PLAYING AT THAT TIME, ONE IN THE FIELD AND ONE AT HOME PLATE. ALL UMPIRE CALLS ARE FINAL. NO ARGUMENTS.

 

ALL OTHER RULES GOVERNED BY ASA.

 

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF APPROVED BATS GO TO: www.asasoftball.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 MEN’S FALL SOFTBALL LEAGUE

 

           

 

TEAM NAME___________________________ CAPTAIN____________________________

 

FULL ADDRESS__________________ HOME PH____________ WORK PH___________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

  1. ___________________________________

 

 

MEN’S LEAGUE STARTS: TUESDAY, AUGUST 14TH

DEADLINE: LEAGUE FEE IS $150.00 MADE OUT TO PARKS & RECREATION, & DUE INTO THE PARKS AND RECREATION OFFICE BY AUGUST 6TH .