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2020 Spring

Softball Rules

Open League B Division

2 Home Runs

1.       Time Limit: 1-hour 10min.

2.       Any home run hit after limit is an out.

3.       Game time is forfeit time. 6:30, 7:30, & 8:30pm.

4.       A team can start with 9 players.

5.       Pick up players must be approved by opposing coach.

6.       Each batter will begin with (1) ball (1) strike.

7.       Approved Softball 44 core 375 compression must be used.

8.       Bats must be ASA or USSSA approved.

9.   Altering equipment will not be tolerated.

10.   No Steel Cleats.

11.   Stealing will be allowed.

13.   Strike matt will be used for balls and strikes. A pitch will be called a strike if ball hits plate or matt Arch must be a minimum of 6ft and max of 10ft.

14.   Safety scoring. All plays at home are considered a force out. Runner must cross safety line before defense possess the ball at home.

15.   Courtesy Runner: Any player on team can be a courtesy runner once an inning.

17.   Team shirts must be worn by all players.

18.   Run rule: 10 after 5th, 15 after 4th and 20 after 3rd.

19.   Roster’s must be turned in before first game or you will forfeit.

20.   Protest must go through home plate umpire.

21.   No Alcohol IN Park!!!!

22.   Dogs must be on leash.

23.   Profanity will not be tolerated.

Ejection Penalties:

To be determined by Recreation Department. Each penalty will be determined by the severity of offense. Suspensions will range from one game to remainder of season.


Cleveland Parks and Recreation
 160 2nd St. NE
Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

Phone: 423-479-4129
Email: [email protected]

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