It is still legal in high school baseball, if it is done properly. B head protector, a mask with a throat protector that meets the nocsae standard, body protector, protective cup male only and baseball protective shinguards. Nfhs baseball rules committee before it will be permitted to be used. Previously, issuing a warning to an offending coach was optional for umpires, who will now restrict to the benchdugout or eject coaches who commit a violation after previously being warned for a minor offense. This revision to rule 331 was one of five changes recommended by the national. National federation of state high school associations.
National federation of state high school associations the nfhs writes playing rules for 17 sports for boys and girls at the high school level. It is critical that the surface of the helmet does not pose any risk for. All situations and acts are legal, and no errors or mistakes are involved unless otherwise noted. High school associations writes playing rules for varsity competition among studentathletes of high. The pitching distance is measured from the rear tip of home plate to the back edge of the pitchers plate. These include the football rules book, case book, handbook, simplified and illustrated rules, rules by topic, preseason guide and rules interpretations, as well as a powerpoint presentation. Baseballsoftball lineup sheets 100 sheets baseballsoftball scorebook. Baseball rules changes 2015 by nfhs on november 21, 2014 baseball. They are made and published by the nfhs in response to situations presented.
The catcher shall wear a body protector, baseballsoftball protective shin guards, and a protective cup male. This is an advanced routine to be used only after you have progressed from the advanced general conditioning routine and only after you have perfected your exercise techniques. Nfhs 2014 baseball exam part ii with answers the exam to follow will have 100 questions. All bats must be stamped with the usa baseball logo. If you are looking for a book 2015 and 2015 nfhs baseball umpires manual in pdf format, then you have come on to right site. Therefore, the purposes of the playing rules are to.
Colorado hs baseball alum brandon mccarthy dishes on pitch cou. Thus any rule that applies to the last inning applies to the 7 th inning in high school baseball also high school rules allow for a ten run rule. One of the rules that each player must learn and fully understand is the drop third strike rule. The nfhs will assist in answering rules questions from state associations whenever called upon. Nfhs rules require players and coaches to be within the.
Rules reference nfhs 2015 baseball rules changes, rationale. Requests for baseball rule interpretations or explanations should be directed to the state association responsible for the high school baseball program in your state. Elliot hopkins, mld, caa, editor nfhs publications to maintain the sound traditions of this sport, encourage sportsmanship and minimize the inherent risk of injury, the national federation of state high school associations writes playing rules for. The balk rule in major league baseball was introduced in the softball strength training manual. The national federation of state high school associations has developed an online concussion course that is free to everyone. The national federation of state high school associations is the only source of official high school interpretations. Elliot hopkins, mld, caa, editor nfhs publications to maintain the sound traditions of this sport, encourage sportsmanship and minimize the inherent risk of injury, the national federation of state high. All nonwood bats 31 inches and over in length must meet all of the nfhs standards as detailed in nfhs. Bases shall be 60 feet apart for games using a 12inch ball. They are great resources to have electronically especially since with amazon you can read them on any of your devices.
Nfhs 2015 baseball rules changes 151 other rule affected. By rule, the umpires have the latitude through their local state associations intervention to make a postgame report and forward it to the state association describing the type of bad behavior and. Penalty enforcement comments on 2015 rules revisions points of emphasis official nfhs lacrosse signals 2015 rules for boys youth lacrosse appendix a. Official nfhs rules archive baseball rules academy. The revision to rule 331 penalty was one of two changes recommended by the nfhs baseball rules committee at its june 79 meeting. Wynns, editor nfhs publications to maintain the sound traditions of this sport, encourage sportsmanship and minimize the inherent risk of injury, the national federation of state high school associations writes playing rules for. It is our intention to continually update, and we encourage you to visit the diamond frequently for updates and new information the nfhs baseball rules committee meets annually to discuss rules change proposals. The batter is awarded 1st base if a pitched ball strikes the ground and then contacts the batter, provided the ball isnt swung at or called a strike. Rules of baseball brush country chapter of taso umpires.
This is my second year using the eversions of the rule book and case book. By rule, the umpires have the latitude through their local state associations intervention to make a postgame report and forward it to the. We know you will find the information useful and use the resources to stay informed. D the batter is awarded first base for receiving ball four. Baseball dixie softball rules tournament play can be conducted using double elimination play, round robin or pool play. Clarified the compliant type of surface for batting helmets and reaffirmed that batting helmets shall meet the nocsae standard. According to the 201516 nfhs high school athletics participation survey, there are 488,815 boys participating in baseball at 15,956 schools across the country, and 1,290 girls playing the sport in 254 schools. We furnish the utter version of this book in pdf, txt, djvu, doc, epub formats. For 2015 the obr book was completely revised and reorganized. A high school game is scheduled to be seven innings, unlike major league baseball, where they play nine. Nfhs pro baseball rules differences western massachusetts. The national federation of state high school associations nfhs football playing rules reflect a national perspective based on decisions that best serve the needs of the sport on a national level. Elliot hopkins, mld, caa, editor nfhs publications to maintain the sound traditions of this sport, encourage sportsmanship and. Rule 732,3 and 741i he intentionally deflects a foul ball that has a chance of becoming fair.
With runners on first base and third base, the pitcher legally steps toward third and feints a throw. It is mandatory for ondeck batters, batters, runners, retired runners, playersstudents in the coaches boxes as well as nonadult batball shaggers to wear a batting helmet that has a nonglare or mirrorlike surface that. In addition, parts i and ii of the football rules examination, along with the. Position statements are located at the end of this ebook. Free online concussion course available at concussion is prevalent in many sports due to the physical nature often involved in the games. Rules reference nfhs 2015baseball rules changes, rationale, comments. The nfhs reserves the right to rescind or modify any such document at any time. In the exam situations, f refers to a fielder, b refers to a batter and r refers to a runner. Added additional inappropriate acts by the offender that would require an immediate ejection.
For high school divisions 15u 18u, participation is based on age and high school grade. Elliot hopkins, mld, caa director of sports, sanctioning and student services. In the following questions, f refers to a fielder f1, f2, etc. Clarified the distinction between followthrough interference and backswing interference. This course was developed for officials, coaches, students, administrators and anyone that is involved or. Nfhs exam answer key 2016 nfhs baseball exam i question answer choice answer text rule reference 1. Rules book, case book, umpires manual, simplified and illustrated.
Welcome to the diamond, the homepage for nfhs baseball officials information. Nfhs rules official baseball rules rule reference reference rule defense in fair territory at time of pitch with minimum one foot in fair territory except catcher. National federation of state high school associations nfhs. Rules reference nfhs 2015 baseball rules changes 151 other rule affected. Baseball softball lineup sheets 100 sheets baseball softball scorebook. In high school baseball, each team is permitted seven turns at bat see 422 during which it attempts to score runs by having its batters become base runners who. The following are from the 20 nfhs rule interpretations handout. Clarified the sequence of administering penalties to the members of the coaching staff and offending players. The service provides automated computer translations that are only an. The current ruling contradicts rule 632 penalty exception, which states that a ball shall not be awarded to the batter when the rule is being intentionally violated in order to walk the batter without throwing a pitch. Baseball rules changes 2016 by nfhs on february 18, 2016 baseball. Cms baseball bat standards for 201415 current iesa baseball bat standards\bats nfhs rule 2 any nonwood bat that has a barrel diameter greater than 2 58 inches is illegal. Batting helmets are a key component for minimizing risk in high school baseball.1078 1162 146 322 249 540 764 1235 1310 729 1487 160 1287 1526 728 1185 672 910 216 290 559 1035 451 651 371 1102 946 656 412 1458 48 1519 1160 1106 1512 373 366 1389 921 43 1311 1300 1123 739 1237 1097 550 981 207 626