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2016 Babe Ruth Division Rules 

Unless noted here, the Babe Ruth Division is governed by Babe Ruth League’s “Baseball Rules & Regulations and Official Playing Rules” 

PLAYERS / SUBSTITUTIONS: 

  •   During every game, each player present must play two (2) complete innings defensively and bat at least once. 
  •   During the season, each player must appear in the lineup two (2) complete games. 

BASERUNNING: 

 A courtesy runner may be used for the pitcher and catcher. This runner must be a player who is not currently in the game. If nine (9) or less players are present, the last batted out may be used. 

GAME: 

 No new inning may begin after 1 hour and 50 minutes of play. In the event of a tie, extra innings may be played if time limit has not been reached. 

PITCHING: 

 Pitch count for the pitchers will be 85 pitches per game. (This will be strictly enforced) 

PLAYOFFS 

 End-of-season playoffs will be played under Babe Ruth Division tournament rules, including the rules for pitching, batting line-ups and substitutions. EXCEPTION: All players must play 2 defensive innings and bat at least once. EXCEPTION: Time limit applies, but 5 innings must be played. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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