Fun League Rules

Updated Sunday January 31, 2016 by Eric Malenfant.

Fun League Rules

 

Rule / Level

T-Ball

Minor 5

Major 5

Tyke

Game Length

½ hour practice

½ hour game

½ hour practice

½ hour game

½ hour practice

½ - 1 hour game

½ hour practice

½ - 1 hour game

Batting

All players bat

Hit off T until ball is fair

All players bat

5 pitches from coach then off T

All players bat

5 pitches coach then walk

All players bat

5 pitches from coach then out

3 pitches from teammate / 3 pitches from coach then out

Batting Order

Adjusted each inning

Adjusted each inning

Adjusted each inning

Adjusted each inning

Positions

All players play

Adjusted each inning

All players play

Adjusted each inning

No player at pitcher

All players play

May keep same position for game

No player at pitcher

All players play

May keep same position for game

Outs

No outs – ball to 1st base

No outs – ball to 1st base

Force at any base – no tag outs

Regular outs tag below shoulders

unlimited

Base running

Advance 1 base only

On last batter advance all bases

Advance 1 base only

On last batter advance all bases

Limit to double

On last batter advance all bases

If outfield filled unlimited

If outfield not filled limit to double

Throwing of Bat

Remove from base running

Remove from base running

Automatic Out

Automatic Out

Lead Off

Not until ball hit

Not until ball hit

Not until ball hit

Not until ball hit

Stealing

No Stealing

No Stealing

No Stealing

No Stealing

Pitching

Catcher to place ball on T

Coach

Coach

Coach

Teammate – 1 inning only

Dress Code

No Shorts

No Jewelry

No Shorts

No Jewelry

No Shorts

No Jewelry

No Shorts

No Jewelry

Distance Sizes

Bases

Ball

Pitching

 

40’

9"

N/A

 

40’

9"

26’ or closer by coach

 

40’

11"

26’ or closer by coach

 

40’

11"

26’

Scoring

None

None

None

None

Bunting

None

None

None

None

Foul Ball

Must travel past 9’

Must travel past 9’

Must travel past 9’

Must travel past 9’

Fly Ball caught

All players advance

All players advance

All players return – no retagging

All players return – no retagging

Last Batter

Must be announced

Must be announced

Must be announced

Must be announced