T-Ball Instructional League (4 - 5 Year Old) League Rules

Revised 04/10/2015

1. All games will be 45 minutes in length.The game will end at that time regardless of which team is batting.

2. All players will hit from the tee. Each player gets six swings at the ball on the tee. No pitched balls.

3. Each player will bat in each inning regardless of how many outs there are. After each inning at bat, each team will reverse order of batting the next inning. (Example: First inning: 1-12, Second inning:12-1)

4. On any batted ball, the maximum bases a player can take is two. This applies to any base runners as well.

5. No score will be kept.

6. Outs will be called by the umpire, but not kept.

7. One umpire per game, supplied by each team.

8. Fair Ball Arc: There will be a 10' arc drawn from the back point of home plate, from 1st baseline to 3rd baseline in front of home plate. A batted ball must go past this line to be a fair ball.

9. Safety Arc: There will be a 30' arc drawn from the back point of home plate, from 1st baseline to 3rd baseline in front of home plate. Infielders must stay behind this line until the ball is hit.

10. Each player must play in an infield and outfield position during the course of each game. If a player is in the catcher position, they must wear a helmet and stand a safe distance behind the plate and batter.

This is a developmental league. We want to stress having fun and developing good fundamentals. Please make sure each child enjoys his/her time on the field and at the ball park.

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