Babe Ruth National

Updated Friday March 17, 2017 by Scott Kay.

Babe Ruth National

 

Bat Rules

The bat used MUST be Babe Ruth approved for the current season.

            13-15 BASEBALL DIVISION

  1. The bat may not exceed 34" in length, and the bat barrel may not exceed 2 5/8" in diameter.  All aluminum/alloy barrel bats and all composite handle (only) aluminum/alloy barrels are allowed.  Only composite barrel bats certified and marked BBCOR .50 will be allowed.  Wood barrel bats conforming to the specifications of Official Baseball Rule 1.10 are allowed.
  2. Rules Regarding Illegal bats
  3. If the illegal bat is discovered prior to a batter completing his "at bat" the bat is simply removed from play and the "at bat" continues.
  4. A player who uses an illegal bat or non-conforming barrel dimension and hits a fair ball will be ruled out.  No advancement on the bases will be allowed, and any outs during the play shall stand.  This is an appeal play.  The "at bat" will be considered legal once a pitch is thrown to the next batter.
  5. If illegal bat is used in a game the manager is subject to a 1 game suspension pending the review of the Director of Baseball

Any bat discovered prior to the game that does not conform to the above rule shall be directed to be removed immediately and not be allowed for use during the game.

2017 BabeRuth FYBO.doc