Shetland Rules

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2014 Season

Seal Beach PONY Baseball shall observe all rules of the Shetland Division as designated by national PONY Baseball with the following exceptions:

  1. Teams shall field all players, up to twelve, with four players designated in “outfield” positions.
  2. A maximum of 5 runs is allowed per inning per team.
  3. From Opening Day through Spring Break:
    1. Players shall receive up to 5 pitches from the pitching machine, then hit off of a tee, at the coach’s discretion.
  4. From Spring Break through end of the season:
    1. Innings shall end after 5 runs are scored or 3 outs are made in the field.
    2. Players shall receive up to 4 pitches from the pitching machine, then up to 2 swings off of a tee, at the coach’s discretion.
    3. Time Out may be called by a designated “infielder” when in possession of the ball and inside the infield area.
      1. Runners who are more than half way to the next base may continue; runners who are less than half way to the next base shall return to the previous base.
Local rules are exceptions to the official PONY rules and apply to all home games.
Download the 2014 Shetland Local Rules