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Bat Rules

 

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JUNIOR HIGH BASEBALL DIVISION (7TH AND 8TH GRADE)

  • ANY USA stamped baseball bat with a 2 5/8" barrel.  The USA Stampped bats can be any "drop" although the players should start to transition to a heavier bat, since the High School level need to use a -3 wieghted bat.
  •  BBCOR .50 Stamped bat.
  •  Wood batS.  Wood barrel bats conforming to the specifications of Official Baseball Rule 1.10 are allowed.  
  • The bat may not exceed 34” in length

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL DIVISION (9TH THROUGH 12TH GRADE)

  • Wood barrel bats conforming to the specifications of Official Baseball Rule 1.10 are allowed.  
  • All bats must be certified and marked BBCOR .50 .
  • The bat barrel may not exceed 2 5/8” in diameter or be greater that a -3 length to weight ratio.
  • The bat may not exceed 34” in length

PENALTY

  • If the illegal bat is discovered prior to a batter completing his “at bat” the bat is simply removed from play and the “at bat” continues.
  • A player who uses an illegal bat or non-conforming barrel dimension and hits a fair ball will be ruled out. No advancement on the bases will be allowed, and any outs during the play shall stand. This is an appeal play. The “at bat” will be considered legal once a pitch is thrown to the next batter.
  • Any bat discovered prior to the game that does not conform to the above rule shall be directed to be removed immediately and not be allowed for use during the game

 

 REVISED & APPROVED: April 2018