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Shetland Division

Shetland is new for 2022!

Main Goal: Provide a great learning experience to young players being introduced to PBO.

Playing age:  Kindergarten Boys and Girls age 5-6

Price:  $75

League includes:

  • 8 total games on Saturdays

  • Practices based on Coach’s availability

  • Practice may start on April 15th

  • 1 game per week on Saturdays for 8 weeks  (April 23 - June 18th)

  • 8 players on a team

  • No Umpires

  • 3 innings or 90 minutes. 

Rules

  • Games will be played on pinto league dimensions. (60 foot bases)

  • All players will bat once in each inning.

  • Each batter may receive 4 pitches maximum from the coach..  After 4 pitches the batter must hit the ball from the tee (unless a fair ball is hit).

  • All players can play the infield (No Catcher)

  • No outs or scores will be used.

    • If a defensive player records an out, ex: a fly ball or line drive is caught, or a fielder throws to a base and an out occurs.  That offensive player will be instructed on what happened and removed from the base.  No outs will be recorded.

    • If an offensive player hits the ball through the infield and or to the outfield fence the base coaches can send them to 2nd and 3rd base.  The last batter of the inning will still run all of the bases.  This is to teach the players to make the turns to the next base. There will be no running on overthrows.

  • Runners may not leave the base until the ball is hit.  Any runner leaving the base early will receive instructional warning. 

  • The home team will always bat in the  bottom of the 3rd inning if time permits.

  • Play will be called dead once the coach/pitcher has control of the ball.

  • Pitcher is required to wear a helmet.

  • Coaches are permitted to kneel when pitching.

  • No Play Offs or All Stars

  • No Draft, players will be randomly assigned

  • Post Game Snacks are not included

Shetland

Players in this division are kindergarteners. 
Oldest Birth Date: 9/1/2015
Youngest Birth Date: 8/31/2016
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