2021 TEE BALL RULES
PROGRAM PHILOSOPHY: The intent of this program is to introduce
youngsters to the game of softball/baseball through clinical instruction.
Emphasis will be placed on skills development in a positive and relaxed
environment. The main priority of this program is learning while having fun.
Scores and standings will not be kept at this level. Player participation
awards will be distributed to all youngsters at the conclusion of the season.
BALL: The official ball will be the 9 inch Tee Ball.
ROSTER: Official rosters cannot be amended without permission from the
PRACTICES/PLAYING TIME LIMIT: Time slotted for 1 and ½ hours – 45
minute practice and 45 minute scrimmage on Saturdays as scheduled.
PRACTICES: No practices during the week. All practices are held according
to the attached schedule on Saturdays only. No other practices are permitted.
HITTING: Is done off of the tee. There is no pitching. Each player receives 4
BATTERS: Every player per team bats each inning. Last batter ALWAYS gets a
DEAD BALL/END OF INNING: In all such situations when the ball (caught or
uncaught) crosses the radius of the pitchers area, the umpire (coach) calls dead
ball and the runners cannot advance unless they are more than half-way to the
next base. On the last batter, a run cannot score if a forced out is made.
OVERTHROWS: No extra bases on overthrows.
PLAYER POSITIONING: Two (2) defensive players are permitted to be in the
pitchers area on each side of the coach and no farther forward. Four players in
one of the traditional positions and all other players must be positioned beyond
the bases. All players not in the field must stay in the bench area.
UNIFORM: Players must wear assigned uniforms (team tee shirt and hat).
COACHES: Three (3) defensive coaches are permitted on the field, one on each
side of the field, between the infielders and outfielders, and one on the pitchers
mound for the purpose of verbal support. Coach of team at bat acts as the
catcher and can assist the batter (stance).
INCLEMENT WEATHER: Cancellation information will be available on
Saturdays, on our website or our Facebook page:
Lewisboro Parks and Recreation.
All games will be held at ONATRU FARM PARK
FIELDS #1, 2, and 3.
All games and practices will be held on Saturday mornings from 9:00-10:30AM
Rain Dates: Saturdays, June 19th and June 26th