2017 MUHLENBERG SEASON
Call Umpire Assignor Todd Becker 484-955-4076 To Cancel Games
Call Dave Wright 610-914-4223 To Complain or give good comments about an Ump
CALL SCORES TO HECTOR 610-507-3731 (DAY OF GAME OR BY MONDAY) IF SCORES NOT CALLED IN TEAM WILL BE FINED $10.00(HOME TEAM OF 1ST GAME CALLS OR TEXT SCORES IN)
TEAM ROSTERS LOCK JUNE 16TH CHECK WEBSITE DAILY FOR SCHEDULE CHANGES CURSING AT UMPIRE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED!! IMMEDIATE EJECTION!!!!
LEAGUE WILL BE USING BIGGER MAT THIS YEAR..BALL HITS MAT IT'S A STRIKE. NEW RULE ALL TEAMS MUST HAVE DOUBLE 1ST BASE(SAFETY BAG)
The 6 foot Pitching Box Does not extend to the High Baseball mounds.
NO PITCHING OFF ELEVATED OR RAISED THE MOUND !!!!..........
ALL BATS MUST BE TESTED AND HAVE 2017 STICKER TO USE IN LEAGUE GAMES. NO STICKER ON BAT MEANS AN OUT. ANY PLAYER USING BAT W/OUT STICKER/ ILLEGAL BAT AFTER 1ST BATTER WAS CALLED OUT WILL BE CALLED OUT AND EJECTED....IF YOU STEP IN BATTERS BOX IT'S AN OFFICIAL AT BAT!!!!!
Muhlenberg League Rules & Info
*(HOME TEAM)The team on the right is responsible for the following: (1) Calling other team and ASA Assignor in case of rain - 1 hour prior to game (2)Supplying the bases (3)Home team supplies bases(1st base Double bag) and plate Mat.. *Each HOME TEAM(1) Must Supply 1 new ball and 1 back up ball (2) Responsible for chasing fall balls/Homeruns and supplying additional balls if needed (3) Official scorer for that game *Rosters (1) 25 man roster turned in by April 21st (2) Last date of addition or deletion of players is June 17th (3) If a Player quits and wants to sign with another team has to wait One week or 2 games AFTER THE NOTIFICATION OF ROSTER CHANGE TO LEAGUE ROSTER CHAIRMAN. (4)Manager cuts player and he wants to sign with another team has to wait one week (5) New players can play the following Sunday after notification to the League Roster Chairman *Rules (1)Teams can play with 9 players,no out will be charged If only playing with 9.Team has to tell ump & other team if 10th player is coming late before game starts then 10th player spot will be AN OUT!!! til he arrives. (2) 12 run rule (3) League follows illegal bat rule listed on ASA website (4) Balls are .52 core // Dudley softballs only (5) Homerun rule at fenced field is each team can have 4 homeruns per game. All others will be outs after.. (6) Umpires for each week $30 per team (Each team pays half fee per game 2 x $15 = $30 each weekend per team for umpires) *Fines (1) MISSING LEAGUE MEETING $10 FINE (2) NOT CALLING OTHER TEAM OR UMPIRE ASSIGNOR WHEN GAME IS RAINED OUT $10 FINE (3) NOT CALLING SCORES IN DAY OF GAME OR MONDAY $10 FINE. FINES HAVE TO BE PAID BEFORE PLAYOFFS START..*Field Rules(1) Laureldale Park: Park in the upper parking lot for all games (2) Temple Park: MTAA may have field after 1:00 - If they are at the field, league must defer and game will be added to the rainout schedule. Teams will need to keep the scorebook information. Game will resume from the point the game was stopped. (3)Brookline: If Ball rolls into the high grass in left field its a ground rule double - from left field to tree in right center field is open. If Ball goes pass right center or right fielder & between right field trees into the street its a HOMERUN. (Player Safety).
BROOKLINE: If Ball hits any part of tree in right field its a - GROUND RULE DOUBLE (4) Schlegel Park: If Ball goes up hill from rock in right center field to right field line.Ground rule Double. 5) Pendora Park: If Ball hits outfield wall or lands on hill in Left field Its A Homerun . Everything else in fair territory is live ball. :*Courtesy Runner Rule: One Courtesy Runner per Inning(Any Player). If team uses a player who is in the game to be courtesy runner and his/her turn to hit comes up,his/her At bat is an OUT. (1) If teams starts game with 10-12 players and loses a player due to Injury or player has to leave,that players spot in Lineup is an OUT..6 ft Pitching box will be used again this year..(box setup before game) Pitcher must come to a complete stop in box before pitch can be thrown..
Check out the ASA website in the links section on the menu on the left for a list of illegal bats.