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2018 Baseball Bat Rules (excluding Hi Mac)

  • Bat Updates: There has been much debate about the bat policy.  The league is trying to make it as simple as possible while also keeping an eye on your pocket book.  Here are the rules:
    • In house games:  players may use any bat the meets the rules published in 2017 (click here for the rules page).  In addition, any in house player may use any bat that meets the MBT USA bat stamp rules published below. 
    • PLUS games:  players must have a bat for PLUS that meets the MBT USA bat stamp rules published below. 

MBT USA bat stamp rules:  9U-14U: All bats must have the new USA stamp (unless using a -3 BBCOR bat). 15’s can use a BBCOR bat or wood bat.

9-U, 10-U, 11-U,
12-U, 13-U

Bats must be 2 1/4" with unlimited weight differential or bats 2 5/8" and have a -11 differential or less (i.e. 31 inches in length – 20.0 oz.)

14-U & 15A

Bats must be 2 5/8" with a -5 or less differential


Bats must be 2 5/8” with a -3 or less differential

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Where Are The Fields?

Little League & Babe Ruth Baseball, Ford Fields: Cleveland Avenue S. and W. Montreal
Little League Softball, Nova: 1168 W. Montreal
Hi-Mac Developmental, Groveland: West of Groveland Rec Center, St. Clair and Cleveland