RULES WE MUST FOLLOW DICTATED BY THE CITY OF SHORELINE TO RE-OPEN AND KEEP OUR FIELDS
CSL ARE ONLY FOR THOSE THAT WANT TO COMPETE AND BE SOCIAL AND BRING A GOOD ATTITUDE TO THE PARK. WE ARE A "NO TOLERANCE" LEAGUE, WHICH MEANS ANY ARGUING OR DISRESPECT TO UMPIRES, OTHER PLAYERS AND CSL REPS, WILL BE DEALT WITH IMMEDIATELY.
IF YOU FIND OTHERS TO BE AN "ISSUE", PLEASE BRING IT TO MY ATTENTION. THE PROCEDURE IS **NOT TO DEAL WITH IT ON GAME DAY,** BUT MON THRU FRI. TRY TO PLAY THRU IT ON GAME DAY AND I PROMISE TO DEAL WITH ANY ISSUE YOU HAVE, DURING THE WEEK.
***NO HARD LIQUOR ALLOWED IN PLAIN SITE
***ALL SMOKING NEEDS TO BE OUTSIDE THE FENCE AREAS***
***WE ARE MORE AND MORE BECOMING A FAMILY LEAGUE..PLEASE KEEP F-BOMBS TO A MINIMUM
***KOOZIES, CUPS and ***DISCRETION *** ARE VERY IMPORTANT TO KEEP OUR PRIVILEGES
***NO METAL CLEATS
UMPIRE AND LEAGUE RULES - IF YOU ARE KICKED OUT OF A GAME, AT MINIMUM, YOU MUST SIT THE REST OF THAT GAME AND SIT GAME 1 OF THE NEXT DOUBLEHEADER YOU ARE PRESENT FOR. DON"T GET KICKED OUT!!!!!!!!!
BATTING - you can bat 3 males in a row ONCE...2 males in a row as often as you want...includes bottom to top. You can have designated female spots and can rotate them in order, in the female spots.
***NEW RULE - ONLY FOR REGULAR SEASON......NO MORE INTENTIONAL WALKS (if the male, preceding a female), walks on 4 and 0, SHE HAS TO HIT.
DON'T TOUCH HOME - For safety, to score a run, you must pass the imaginary line from home plate to the fence. It is a force at home, so if you pass the line before the catcher catches the ball with their foot or ball on home plate, you are safe, if not you are out. If the catcher tags you..you are safe. If you, the runner touches home plate, you are out. If you do not reach the commitment line, you can go back to 3rd base..if you do pass the commitment line, you must keep going forward.
COUNT - 0-0 count, no courtesy foul. Foul with 2 strikes is an out.
HR RULE - 2 progressive, if you are 2 up and hit another...it is a single, one base advance. YOU MUST RETRIEVE AND REPLACE THE BALL IMMEDIATELY
SOFTBALLS - The league will provide the 12" and 11" game balls....the visiting team must supply backup game balls. They must be good. Teams, must replace all lost balls immediately. Team that supplied ball can take back your softballs, after the game.
COACHES MEETING AT HOME PLATE - There will be a quick coaches meeting at Home Plate.
INNINGS - No new inning after 1 hour 5 minutes..flip flop if the VISITOR is winning...BY 5 RUNS OR MORE and up to bat in the last inning....mercy rule is 10+ after 6 inning, game over....if home team is winning and AB after one hour or more, game over
NOTE - NO GAME WILL BE STOPPED DURING AN INNING, UNLESS SOMEONE WINS THE GAME (DURING THE INNING)
NO 12 RUN RULE
ADDING LATE PLAYERS - You can add a late player to the lineup at the bottom, if you keep by the batting rules...and if you have NOT gone thru your lineup once.
Must have a consistent pitcher....a pitcher that keeps walking people basically stops the game and stops the fun
No warmups between innings
Can only have 7 males max, in the field
A.S.A. Modified pitching rules
Intentional walk - If the male, preceding a female walks on a 4 and 0 count ONLY. the female has a choice to walk (all forced runners advance)...or hit. She will not be asked by the ump. (league suggestion...in the regular season...let your females hit!!!)
NOTE FROM YOUR COMMISH -
Please bring a good attitude to the games
Please do not INDULGE too much
Please be early to your games and rsvp to your coach timely..they are doing the work for you
Please make sure all players and fans abide by protocols
Do NOT disrespect our umps, the other players, etc
As owner of the league, you can be permanetely asked not to come back for any non-discriminatory reason if you violate the mission of this co-ed softball league.
By joining a team at any time, makes you in agreeance with this.
Anyone suspended from the league CANNOT be on the premises while are rental times are in tact
We are all happy to play ball and keep our perks....please be on the "same team" as the league so we can keep this going!!