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  • The week goes from Monday to Sunday


  • There is no dropped 3rd strike.



  • Combined total of 55 pitches by 9-10-year-olds for the week. 35 pitches on bye weeks.  


  • Winner must send email of pitch count and score by no later 9:00 am the next morning Please email me at and Jim Hart at . Please include the opposing team manager as well. (Score; W-L; Pitch Counts; HR's: all needed)


  • On a school night an inning cannot begin after 1:45 after the start of the game. Both teams and umpire must agree on start time. 2:00 hours on a non-school night the following day. 


  • Each book keeper must confirm pitch count after each inning. Any disagreements the managers will discuss and resolve. 


  • Manager and players can go to the mound. A mound visit is classified only when a manager or coach speaks to a pitcher. Managers/coaches must wear masks during visist to mound. 


  • Call up players cannot pitch or catch.


  • Both the home and away team is responsible for raking the infield after game.  The last game of the night must lock the gates and empty the garbage and recycling. 


  • There are intentional walks but they must count toward pitch count. (House rules no intentional walks.)
  • Each player must play a minimum of 3 innings per game in the field. Every effort is for each player to play at least innings in the infield. 


  • There is a 5-run rule per inning except the last inning. Both teams have to declare the last inning with the umpire. If no last inning is declared, the run rule still is in effect. 


  • A catcher is not eligible to pitch if he catches four innings. (One pitch in the fourth inning counts as an inning.) 


  • Any runner is called out when running more than three feet away from the baseline to avoid being tagged, unless such action is to avoid interference with a fielder fielding a batted ball. A runner’s baseline is established when the tag attempt occurs and is a straight line from the runner to the base to which he or she is attempting to reach. It is important to note that in order to enforce this rule, the defense must attempt to tag the runner.


  • Little League does not have a “Must Slide” rule for a runner sliding into home or any other base. However, any runner is out when the runner does not slide or attempt to get around a fielder who has the ball and is waiting to make the tag.                          HOUSE RULE THE PLAYER MUST SLIDE OR AVOID CONTACT.  


  • If team goes up by 10 no stealing and running up score


  • Until each team plays each other 2 times only 3 steals per inning. That includes home. 


  •  No pitcher can throw a 40th pitch and catch. He is only allowed to throw 39 pitches. 


  • Standings count for in-house tournament seeding. There is no Tournament of Champions due to Covid-19. 


  • 11-year-old 85 pitches per day


  • 9–10-year-old- 75 pitches per day 
  • If a player pitches 66 or more pitches in a day, four (4) calendar days of rest must be observed.


  • If a player pitches 51-65 pitches in a day, three (3) calendar days of rest must be observed.


  • If a player pitches 36-50 pitches in a day, two (2) calendar days of rest must be observed.


  • If a player pitches 21-35 pitches in a day, one (1) calendar days of rest must be observed.


  • If a player pitches 1-20 pitches in a day, no (0) calendar day of rest is required


EACH Coach is responsible for parent’s code of conduct and the SLL covid waiver form. A player cannot play if SLL does have these signed formed and also all financial balances must be paid in full prior to the season. If any of these are not handled, the player should be notified of their inability to participate in that particular activity. 


It is anticipated that all managers will act in a manner of full sportsmanship and that disagreements on rulings be settled on the field of play.  With that in mind it is the responsibility of each manager and coaches to make sure all rules are followed. Each Manager/Coach is responsible for their team’s parents. If you need assistance please call either Jim or myself. My phone is 917-584-4214 and Jim’s phone number is 914-912-6655.