Unless specified below, the 2020 Little League Rule Book applies for Junior and Senior League
9 Players minimum to start a game.
LOCAL RULE FOR FALL-2020:
District 3 will allow a team to bat all players present at a game (i.e., continuous batting order). In doing so, the team will still ensure that all players present get 6 consecutive outs in the field. All teams in District 3 may choose this option at the beginning of each game, but neither team may change their choice once a game has begun. Also, if one team chooses to utilize a continuous batting, the other team may still bat a normal 9 player lineup. For post-season tournament play, all teams will play by the Little League Tournament Rules, which include roster limits (both Senior/Junior) and playing requirements (Juniors).
All players present and dressed must play - 6 outs consecutively and 1 at bat minimum.
2 hour 15 minute time limit - cannot start a new inning after 2:15.
JR LEAGUE: USA Baseball marking or BBCOR marking; no more than 2-5/8 diameter.
Little League pitch count will be enforced.
13-14 Years Old
15-16 Years Old
95 is max pitches
95 is max pitches
If said batter is last pitch, pitcher may continue until batter reaches base, is out or 3rd out occurs.
A pitcher remaining in the game, but moved to another position, can return as a pitcher anytime in the remainder of the game, but only once.
Juniors Only: 1 balk warning per pitcher.
Other Local Rules
Home team is responsible for scheduling umpires and notifying visiting team and umpires of any cancellation.
Home team is responsible for reporting the final score of each game to
Each team is to supply a minimum of 2 (“Senior League” Little League approved) balls per game.
An official game is 7 innings.
Two 5 inning games may = a double header.
Mercy rule: 15+ runs after 4 innings; 10+ runs after 5 innings
Runner for catcher w/2 outs (runner is last made out)
Special pinch runner is only for a team batting 9.
A younger player (13/14) may play up to Senior League
For organizations that have multiple teams, players can be shared among the teams. However, a player can only pitch for the team that he is on the permanent roster. For example, a player that is listed on the roster for Team A can play for Team B as a fill-in player, but he cannot pitch for Team B.