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FIELD DIMENSIONS RULE
Pitcher's mound and distance to home plate and to fences
Little League - The rubber is a 4" by 18" slab that is set 6" above the level of home plate. The slope starts at a point 4" toward home on the home plate side of the rubber. The drop of the slope is 1" down for each 12" toward home plate. The distance is 46 feet from the home plate side of the rubber to the apex at the rear of home plate.

The homerun fence is recommended to be at least 200 feet from home plate.

Senior League - The rubber is a 6" by 24" slab that is set 10" above the level of home plate. The slope starts at a point 6" toward home on the home plate side of the rubber. The drop of the slope is 1" down for each 12" toward home plate. The distance is 60 feet 6 inches from the home plate side of the rubber to the apex at the rear of home plate.

The homerun fence is recommended to be at least 300 feet from home plate.

The Field
The bases are 60 feet apart for Little League and 90 feet for Senior League. All bases, and home plate are within the infield and within fair territory. The distance from home to first and third bases is measured from the apex at the rear of home plate, to the OUTFIELD side of first and third bases. HOWEVER; the line from first to second and third to second goes from the outfield/foul-line corner of the bases to the CENTER of second base. More simply stated; after you mark the 60 or 90 foot square; you place home, first and third inside WITHIN the square and place the CENTER of second base on the point where the lines from first and third meet.

Batter's box - In LL it is 3 feet by 6 feet and 4 inches from home plate. On the 90' diamond it is 4 feet by 6 feet and 6 inches from home plate.

Submitted by: Jim Booth


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