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Major League Rules

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Major League Rules

 Macomb Little League will follow the Minor League Rules for Macomb Little League listed below.  
National Little League shall apply for any rules not specifically listed in the Minor League Rules.

  1. 1.     6 Inning games or 80-minute time limit

    2.     Ties are ties

    3.     Major League has a 7 run per inning max run rule 

    4.     1st Game: Visitor takes infield for 10 min. at 25 mins before 1st Pitch then Home takes infield for 10 min. 

    5.     3 Uniformed Coaches in Dugout per team max

    6.     The Umpire in Chief with Supervisors Permission calls for the game to start

    7.     Continuous batting order everyone bats, free substitutions

    8.     ONLY a coach may inquire about pitch counts, and may inquire at anytime

    9.     No use of a special/courtesy runner is allowed  

    10.  No “head-first” sliding into any base and violation of his rule will result in an out. 

    11.  Any player that shows up late to a game and is not on the original scorecard or in the scorebook is added to the lineup in the last spot in the batting order and every attempt must be made to meet mandatory play requirements

    12.  Any player that was on original score card and MUST leave the park for any reason during the game is skipped over in the batting order with no penalty to his team

    13.  Mandatory play: Each player must participate in each game for a minimum of 6 consecutive outs and bat at least 1 time

    14.  New half inning starts when the 3rd out of previous half inning is recorded

    15.  New half inning starts always as long as time is left on timer when 3rd out is recorded

    16.  With a home team winning & time expired after the visiting team has batted in the top half of the inning the game is OVER with a home team victory & the home team does NOT bat

    17.  If the visiting team has a lead of more than the 7 run max limit per inning & time has expired and visitors have batted in their half of the inning then the game is OVER and the visiting team wins.

    18.  Games maybe called on account of the weather or darkness ONLY by either the supervisor on duty or the umpire in chief

    19.  A game forfeited regardless of whether it is played as an exhibition game ends in a score of 6-0 for the non-forfeiting team per LL rule book

    20.  Standings will be based on Winning Percentage in the Event that NOT all games are played.

    21.  Season (Tie-Breaker)

    22.  In the case of ties on season records

    23.  1st Tie Breaker – Head-to-head results

    24.  2nd Tie Breaker – Head-to-head defensive runs allowed

    25.  3rd Tie Breaker – Head-to-head offensive runs scored

    26.  4th Tie Breaker – Coin Toss


    (Updated April 2024)


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