RULES FOR ALLISTON MIXED SLO-PITCH LEAGUE
All players must be ready at the scheduled time. A 10 minute grace period will be allowed. Failure to field a team will result in a default. This will cost the defaulting team $50.00
Home team of the 1:00 or 2:15 game is to set up bases and supply one new ball and one good used ball.
Pitcher’s Arc – min 6ft max 12ft
Commitment Line – half way between 3rd and home
Pillions – 150ft from home plate. To be located in foul territory
No stealing allowed.
Third strike foul, batter is out
All runners are forced out at home. No tags. Defending players MUST touch home plate and the runner MUST cross the home line (this is to avoid collision)
Teams must have a minimum of 8 players to play. There must be a minimum of 3 girls and no more than 6 men on the field. No ball retrievers allowed. Anyone can play anywhere.
Each team is allowed a maximum of 5 runs per inning, except the 7th or the last inning (whichever comes first) which is open. If the 7th inning cannot be played, then the score will go back to the last completed inning. A minimum of 5 innings must be played
There is no limit of “injury” runners per game. The last out of the same sex must run for the injured runner. A Player must be declared as an injury runner to the umpire before the at bat. Once declared as an injury, that player MUST take a runner for the remainder of the game. Injury runner cannot past first base, unless the runner has been given an awarded base i.e. ball out of play, homerun.
There is a maximum of 3 courtesy runners per game. Must be of the same sex. A courtesy can be anyone anywhere
No bunting or chopping of the ball is allowed
If the male batter is walked intentionally, verbally or on any walk, then he automatically goes to second and the female batter following then has to hit
All the players play at their own risk
Players can be on only one roster in the league.
Anticipation step is allowed on the ball crossing the plate.
Rain out games must be cancelled by the home team at least one hour prior to the scheduled game time. It is the home team’s responsibility to notify the chief umpire, the leagues statistician and the opposing team. Rainout games must be rescheduled by the home team unless entire day scheduled is cancelled. In this case the scheduler will reschedule all games.
Outfielders are to stay 150ft from home plate until the ball is hit. This includes rovers.
Outfielders are not allowed to throw a ball to first base on initial play.
Any person found coming to plate with an illegal bat will have the bat removed from the game. If the same bat or another illegal bat is plated in the same game, the player and the coach will be removed from the game. In this case, the incident will be reviewed by the league and further discipline may occur