2006 Instructional T-Ball League Rules
The Coach of each team is responsible for the conduct of themselves, their
assistant coaches, their fans, and their players during a ballgame. Bad
conduct by a Coach, Player, or Fan can result in an ejection from the park.
Coaches must refrain from smoking on the playing field and dugouts during
Coaches must refrain from the use of alcohol and or any illegal substance
prior or during practice sessions or games. Any Coach (head or assistant)
found guilty of using alcohol or illegal substances during any team function
by the Executive Board of Directors shall be dismissed from the team.
The coaches of a team should stress sportsmanship on and off the field to
their players and fans.
After each game, both teams and coaches will meet on the field and shake
Games will consist of 2 full innings.
All players will play in the field on defense.
All players will bat in each inning. Batting order will be as follows:
If a player arrives late, he / she will be added to the bottom of the
Each team may have a maximum of 4 coaches on the field for offense.
- 1st inning - Top to Bottom
- 2nd inning - Bottom to Top
- First Base
- Third Base
- Catcher (Batting Assistant)
- Each team may have a maximum of 4 coaches on the field for defense. All
coaches will be behind the baseline.
- A batter has six -(6) tries to hit the ball. No more than three -(3) can
be off of the tee.
- A batter does not have to hit from the tee at all. He / she may have all
6 pitches pitched from the coach.
- If a ball is hit and it doesn't go out of the infield (past the baseline),
runners may advance only 1 base.
- If a ball is hit and it goes out of the infield (past the baseline),
runners may advance until the ball is thrown back into the infield.
- When the ball is thrown back into the infield, runners that are more
than halfway to the next base will advance to the next base.
- Runners that are less than halfway to the next base must return to the
- A rounded line will be drawn on the field 3 ft in front of home plate. If
a hit ball does not go past this line, it will be called a foul ball.
- When the ball is pitched, all defensive players must be behind the
pitcher's line, which is a straight line from 1st base to 3rd
- When the ball is live, no coach may touch a player at any time.
- If a defensive coach touches a defensive player while the ball is in
play, all runners advance one base.
- If an offensive coach touches an offensive player while the ball is in
play, the runner is considered out.