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2021 Fall Creek Softball Baseball

Rookie Rules of Play

1.      A Complete Game will consist of (2)-innings.

2.      NO SCORE WILL BE KEPT! (It’s not about winning, just have fun and TEACH your players how to love, respect and play the game) Teaching the completive

         part of baseball will come in the next level of play!

        *Teams will bat entire lineup at each batting turn, regardless of number of outs. Once the team bats through their lineup, they will then take their turn in the field.*

3.      There are NO Strike outs.

4.      There are No Walks.

5.       Each batter will get 5 pitches from his or her coach. If they do not hit the ball after the 5th pitch a batting tee will be used and the batter has as  many swings        necessary to hit  the ball into fair territory
6.      Upon a player being injured, ALL play MUST stop mmediately!

           If a player is injured during a play and the ball had been hit in fair territory, the

           batter is awarded 1st. base and any runners on base advance (1) - base only! 
7.      Infield Hits: A base runner may only advance (1) base upon a ball being hit to the INFIELD

            The INFIELD is defined as of any part of the playing field that is in fair territory

             and extends from home plate to the inside edge of the outfield grass
8. Outfield Hits:  A base runner may only advance (2) bases upon a ball being hit to the                                      

            Outfield in fair territory.

        b. The OUTFIELD is defined as of any part of the playing field that is in fair territory

             and extending from the inside edge of the outfield grass to the fence

9. Overthrows:  In the event of an overthrow to a base, all runners may ONLY

            advance (1) base

10. Tag Out Plays:

           a. When the ball is hit in FAIR territory and fielded by an opposing player

           and the RUNNER is physically tagged with the ball either bare handed

           or with the ball in his or her glove, the runner is out and must return to the dugout

11. Force Out Plays:

           a. When the ball is hit in FAIR territory and fielded by an opposing player and the

           BAG is physically tagged with the ball either bare handed or with the ball in his or

           her glove, the runner is out

12. All runners who are called out are to return to their respective dugouts

          immediately!

15. ALL Close Tag Out Plays:

         a. The runner will be considered SAFE (ALWAYS!)

16. Pitchers Helper:

         a. The proper and ONLY position on the field for the pitchers helper is on the 3rd

           base side or 1st. base side of the mound just next to the pitching rubber

         b. Pitchers helper is REQUIRED to wear a helmet with a face mask

 

17. Fielding Players:

       a. The infield will consist of (5) players (1) ea at 1st, 2nd, SS, 3rd base and the

       Pitchers Helper

       b. ALL other player are to be evenly distributed in the outfield area along the outfield

       grass line and both feet must be in the grass until the ball is hit in fair territory

18. There are No Catchers in the Rookie League, Only a coach or team parent is allowed to    

       be behind the plate.       

19. Ejections:

      a. When a manager, coach or player is ejected from the game, they shall leave the

      field of play immediate and take no further part in that game. A coach or player

      may remain in the stands to watch the game.

      • If a coach continues to coach or argue calls from the stands, he or she will be

      asked to leave the park for the remainder of that game.

      • Any manager, coach or player ejected from a game is suspended for his or

      her team’s next physically played game and may not be in attendance at the

      game site from which they are suspended from.

     Accountability:

     a. Coaches, players and parents are responsible for cleaning up your dugout area

     after each game

Rookie Division’s Mission:

To teach our young future stars how to love, respect and play the game of

baseball. Remember, there are many life lessons that you as a coach can teach

your young players through this wonderful game, and you have a responsibility

as a volunteer coach to help mold these young minds in the right direction. This

division is designed to help teach your young players how to hit, throw, catch and

field a baseball and to recognize the do’s and don’ts as it is applies to good

sportsmanship.

Field Status

Partially Open Partially Open

FCSB at Lawrence Community Park (04:48 PM | 04/29/21)

Closed Closed

Korb Field at Lee Rd Park (02:51 PM | 04/20/21)

Open Open

Korb Field at Lawrence Community Park (Field 1) (04:48 PM | 04/29/21)

Closed Closed

Rookie Field 8 (02:51 PM | 04/20/21)

Closed Closed

Rookie Field 9 (02:51 PM | 04/20/21)

Open Open

JrMinor Field 7 (04:48 PM | 04/29/21)

Open Open

Minor Field 5 (09:51 AM | 04/22/21)

Open Open

Field 3 (07:35 PM | 04/30/21)

Open Open

Field 4 (11:48 AM | 05/03/21)

Open Open

Field 5 (11:48 AM | 05/03/21)

Open Open

Field 2 (03:40 PM | 05/03/21)

Open Open

Fall Creek Shed (11:21 AM | 06/20/19)

Open Open

Field 2 (09:13 PM | 04/09/21)

Open Open

Korb Field (09:37 AM | 04/13/21)

Open Open

Westhoff Field (10:46 PM | 04/21/19)

Open Open

Field 7 (07:38 PM | 04/30/21)