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Oct, 2020

Thank you Tournament Rules

2020 Thank You Tournament Rules

1.         Must follow COVID-19 guidelines for all league!!!   All managers/coaches MUST have face coverings at all times.

2.         Managers will have rosters, pitching log, and player pack for each player on their team.

a)         Rosters will consist of Division, Team Name, & Player Names

b)         Player packet will consist of Medical Form & Roster signed by President or Player Agent from their League

c)         D19 Pitching Log MUST BE DONE (To be initialed by opposing Mgr & HP Ump after each game)

d)         Scorebook

e)         No pool players will be allowed for any division!!!!

3.         If a team arrives to a game short of players after a 15-minute grace period the game will be forfeited.

4.         Towns will use Little League Rule Book Regular Season Rules (except for the following exceptions)

a)         5-run rule will be used by all divisions except for senior baseball and senior softball

1)         5-run rule waived in last inning 

b)         If team is up by 10 runs or more, there will be no stealing or advancing on passed

balls or wild    pitches. 

c)         If team is up by 10 runs after 3 1⁄2 innings, (4 1⁄2 for 7 inning game) game will   be forfeited (Mercy Rule per LL Book) 

d)         Baseball Pitching Rules  

1)         There are NO inning restrictions on pitchers. Pitchers will follow the 2020 pitching regulations for Tournaments found in the official LL rule book.

e)         Dropped 3rd strike rule will apply to 11/12yr Division and above

f)         Consecutive batting order and free substitutions, but all players MUST get six outs

and an at bat for all divisions except for senior baseball and senior softball.

g)         Inning will end when 3 outs are recorded, or 5-runs are scored (except last inning) except for senior baseball and senior softball 

h)         Pinch runner is allowed for catcher regardless of how many outs. Runner is last batted out. 

5.         Any team caught with an illegal player will be thrown out of the game and the Tournament.

6.         Original rosters from the beginning of the modified season will be used.

7.         Two (2) Umpires will call the game. Managers will be expected to know all of the COVID-

19 guidelines and have a copy of the updated Thank You tournament rules with them.   There will be one umpire calling strikes and balls from behind the pitcher and another umpire 6 feet behind

the catcher calling foul and home plate.   Umpire Costs for Tournament game will be split amongst the leagues in the Tournament as we have done in the past. District will provide umpire for the Championship game only and will pay for same.  District will designate the field for Championship game.

8.         Visitor and Home Teams will supply 3 balls per game (please have extra balls with you

just in case)

9.         Managers need to forward final score to Larry Kotkin at 845-551-9643, it should include team name and division.


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