Bloomsburg Little League: Interleague Rules

Saturday, January 12
Mandatory Minor League Inter league Rules

1. The purpose of the Minor League Program is to provide training and instruction for those candidates who by reason of       age and other factors do not qualify for selection in the regular Little League.

2. Home team provides umpire and balls.

3. Managers, coaches and players in dugouts only (maximum of 3 adults).  An adult must be in the dugout with the players      at all times.

4. Maximum pitching age is 10.

5. There is no maximum or minimum roaster limit.

6. Continuous batting order must be used.

7. Free substitution, the only requirement is that at the end of the game all players must have played their required 1 at         bat and 6 defensive outs.  All players must meet mandatory play.

8. Pitching is in accordance with Little League Rule.

9. To help keep the game moving, if the pitcher walks the bases loaded, the offencive coach will then pitch until there is at     least one open base.

10. Use of infield fly rule enforced.

11. Bunting is permitted.

12. Stealing permitted one base at a time.

13. No on deck batter.

14. Ten players on the field. (MAX.)  The tenth player must play outfield.

15. 3 outs or 5 runs per inning.

16. Last inning-- no run limit on runs scored, home team must notify visiting team before beginning of the last inning of        shortened game (less than 6 innings).

17. 2 hrs. time limit finishing with the end of inning. 

 

 



Sunday, January 13
Minor Softball Mandatory Interleague Rules

1. The purpose of the Minor League Program is to provide training and instruction for those candidates who by reason of       age and other factors do not qualify for selection in the regular Little League.

2. Home league provides umpires and balls.

3. Managers, coaches and players in dugout only (maximum of 3 adults).  An adult must be in the dugout with players at all     times.

4. Maximum pitching age is 10.

5. Circle must be chalked around the mound at 35' for Minors.

6. There is no maximum or minimum roster limit.

7. Continous batting order must be used.

8. Free substitution, the only requirement is that at the end of the game all players must have played their required 1 at         bat and 6 defensive outs.  All players must meet mandatory play. 

9. To help keep the game moving, player will pitch innings 1,3, and 5; coaches may pitch innings 2,4, and 6. There will      be NO walks- if the batter acquires 4 balls, the coach will come in to pitch until either the batter strikes out or hits      the ball. 

10. Use of infield fly rule enforced.

11. Bunting is permitted.

12. Stealing is permitted one base at a time, Maximum 3 bases per inning which includes passed balls.

13. Players cannot steal home.

14. No on deck batter.

15. Ten players on the field (max).  The tenth player must play the outfield.

16. 3 outs or 5 runs per inning.

17. Last inning-- no run limit on runs scored, home team must notify the visiting team before beginning of the last inning      of shortened game (less than 6 innings).

18. 2 hr. time limit finishing with the end of a inning. 

 

 



Sunday, January 13
Coach Pitch Mandatory Interleague Rules

1. The purpose of the Coach Pitch League Program is to provide training and instruction for those candidates who by             reason of age and other factors do not quilify for selection in the regular Little League.

2. 6 year olds are allowed on the 7-8 year old roster provided they have played at least one year of instructional Tee ball.     The child and parent must accept the opportunity before a child is placed on a roster. 

3. Minor League Safety balls will be used in all games as follows: Diamond DFX L-5, Worth Riff 5, or equivalent.

4. There is no maximum or minimum roster limit.

5. No stealing.

6. No infield fly rule.

7. No on deck batter.

8. Managers, coaches and players in the dugout only (maximum of 3 adults).  An adult must be in the dugout with the               players at all times.

9. Adults will pitch.

10. Because of the coach pitch, there will be no walks or strike outs.  The players will be taught how to swing the bat at          good pitches.  With the teams coach pitching to their team, the coach will pitch a maximum of 8 pitches per batter. 

11. The player/pitcher will remain on the glove side of the adult pitcher.

12. Coaches will pitch overhand for all innings. 

13. Coaches will pitch from the rubber at a distance of 46 feet from home plate.

14. Continuous batting order must be used.

15. Free substitution, the only requirement is that at the end of the game all players must have played their required at least 1 at bat and 6 defensive outs.  All players must meet mandatory play.

16. When the last batter gets up or there are 2 outs and the batter hit's the ball, the inning is over once the 3rd out is made or the ball is thrown to any base that is ahead of the lead runner.  The runner can keep going until this occurs.

17. Play stops after an infielder has complete control of the ball and is in the infield.  Any runner that is in progress to the next base may continue, but must stop there.  If a player tries to make a play on the runner, play will continue.

18. There will be no score kept.  This will eliminate the need for umpires.  With the coaches being in the field                       instructing, the coaches will make the decisions if the players are safe or out.  Because we are not keeping score,         the calls will not be critical to the outcome of the game. 

19. Teams will play 6 innings or 2 hours from the 1st pitch. whatever comes first.  The home team is responsible for               timeing the game. 

 



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