WORKS Little League: Rules: Junior & Senior Division Rules
Junior/ Senior Division Rules
rules supersede the official little league rules for in-house play only.
1) No METAL CLEATS!!!
2) Seniors – All bats
must meet 3 requirements. Bat Diameter is to be 2/58 (metal) 36’ max length.
Juniors – Bats may follow senior rules as well as Major rules. 34’ Max length.
3) Pitch count rules
for both will be with 95-pitch maximum (13-14 yr old rule). See page 42 of Rule
4) Coaches may not
leave dugout without permission of umpire. Any coach rushing out to argue with
umpire shall be ejected immediately without further discussion.
5) Changes are to be
made after 3 ½ innings. Games are scheduled for 7 innings.
**Exception – If the coaches believe the game will not go the full length, coach can enter replacements early so they get at-bat and field time.
6) Game starts with 9
fielders and 1 EH. No player will play half or full game as EH without permission
of opposing coach or league officials. (ie., unable to run because of slight
7) In the event of an
injury, a player can be replaced by another player who was taken out of game.
8) Balks – Senior Division
shall be enforced from Day 1.
Juniors will begin enforcement May 1.
9) Managers are to meet with
umpire prior to game to go over ground rules and discuss eligible pitchers.
Coaches should have prior game(s) pitching log.
10) In the event a game
is stopped before home team gets their at-bat, the game reverts back to last
completed inning, unless after ½ inning home team is still leading then game
**Home team pitcher has a perfect game. Top of 6th inning, home team winning, 3-0, visiting team scores two runs. The game is called before home team bats. Game ends 3-2 and perfect game lost.
11) No pitcher in any
division may re-enter game as a pitcher once removed from the mound. No
Pitching and Catching same day after 50 pitches.
12) Head first sliding is
13) There is no “on-deck”
circle. No players shall be swinging a bat unless it is their at-bat.
14) If team is short on
player, you can go to Majors Division to get player(s). Must consult Player
15) Catcher cannot pitch
after 50 Pitches thrown.
16) Maximum 3 adults in dugout. All adults in dugout must have filled out volunteer form.
17) Coaches/Managers are to call in (email) all scores to WORKSLittleLeague@gmail.com and Player Agents ASAP. Any incidents, forfeits, suspensions of players, coaches, and serious injuries are to be passed on to the league.