12U Baseball Description:Takes Players 11 & 12 years old into the full game with no restrictions on base stealing. Strict pitching restriction based on innings, pitch counts, or combinations thereof, are used and enforced. 9 players are used on the field. There is a mandatory two inning defensive play rule. In addition – for softball – each team member must play an infield position at least one inning of each game. All players are in the batting lineup. Each team will be allowed a maximum of 3 coaches on the field.
Frequently asked 12U Baseball Questions
Please contact Russ Woodyard (assisting Gene Shrock) if your question has not been answered.
In Spring, a maximum of four (4) team meetings per calendar week is allowed during the declared pre-season period, and a maximum of four (4) team meetings per calendar week (including games) is allowed during the regular season.
In Fall, a maximum of three (3) team meetings per calendar week is allowed during the declared pre-season period, and a maximum of three (3) team meetings per calendar week (including games) is allowed during the regular season.
Regulation games will be a maximum of seven (7) innings, but no regulation inning (one through seven) may be started after one (1) hour and forty-five (45) minutes. Should the game be tied after 7 innings and there is time remaining, an extra three (3) run inning may be played.
Coaches in the league must go through an application process each season and pass an annual background check. Coaching candidates are approved on a seasonal basis. A coach is allowed to be the Head Coach for only one team per season, but can be an assistant coach on another team if approved. Coaching Clinics are provided to our coaches at no charge.
The Home & Visiting Team shall be responsible for pre-game field preparation and post-game cleanup, which shall include assuring that post-game field maintenance is performed, trash is picked up, and the field lights are turned off before leaving the complex.