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SYB Rules

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  T-Ball Coach Pitch I League H-Gold H-Maroon G League F League
Ages 4-5 5-6 6-7 7-8 9-10 11-12 13-14
Innings Played - - 6 6 7 7 7
Time Limit 1 hr 1 hr 1.5 hrs 2 hrs 2 hrs 2.5 hrs -
Base Distance 50' 50' 60' 60' 60' 70' 80'
Pitching Distance - Safe Distance 40' 40' 46' 50' 55'
Min Players 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Infield 5 5 6 6 6 6 6
Outfield 5+ 5+ 4 4 4 3 3
Bat Restrictions 2¼"  2¼"  No Composite No T Ball Bats 2¾" 2¾" 2¾"
Drop 5
Metal Cleats? No No No No No No Yes
Pitcher No Coach Coach Player Player Player Player
Balks - - - No No Yes Yes
Lead Offs No No No No Once Pitch Passes Home Plate Yes Yes
Stealing No No No No Once Pitch Passes Home Plate Yes Yes
Bunting No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Tag Up on Fly Ball No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Infield Fly Rule No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Dropped Third Strike No No No No No Yes Yes
Run Limit Per Inning - - 5 6 7 7 8
Run Limit/Final Inning - - - - - - -
Mercy Rule - - - 10 run lead after 5 innings 10 run lead after 5 innings 10 run lead after 5 innings 10 run lead after 5 innings
Umpires Coach Coach Coach Yes Yes Yes Yes
Score Keeping No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
League Standings No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes