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Charleston Baseball Association

THE GAME

1. Home Team is listed 2nd on the Schedule and will occupy 1st base dugout. Official book is kept by the home team. Visiting team will provide a scoreboard keeper.

2. Game time may be restricted for players with excessive absences or disciplinary problems. These situations should be kept to a minimum.

3. Players are not allowed to throw the bat at any time. After one warning, the second time any player throws a bat it will be an automatic out.

4. The CBA will appoint a new manager in the event there is a resignation.

5. NO TRADES, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A CONFLICT between coach and parent or coach and player. All exceptions must be approved by the Board.

6. Games will be 6-innings with the following exceptions: 8-run rule is in effect after 5 innings if the visiting team is ahead or after 4.5 innings if the home team is ahead; 10-run rule is in effect after 4 innings if the visiting team is ahead or after 3.5 innings if the home team is ahead; 15-run rule is in effect after 3 innings if the visiting team is ahead or after 2.5 innings if the home team is ahead.

7. Equipment rules will follow Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken rules

8. Pitch count rules in effect.

9. Manager has the option of choosing assistants from parents of drafted players on his/her team or as approved by the Board.

10. Slide rule in effect at home plate, if a play is being made. Umpire’s discretion.

11. No slashing rule. Players may not show a bunt and then pull the bat back and hit the ball. This is a safety rule. If a player slashes it will be an automatic out with no appeal.

12. Major league games are limited to 1 hour and 45 minute time limit, if the home team is ahead and a new inning has not started. A new inning starts immediately after the 3rd out of the previous inning.

THE TEAM

13. All players must bat at least once and play in the field at least one inning all six inning games. Players should receive as much playing time as possible.

a. Free substitution is allowed in the field only. Extra hitter will be utilized in the batting order – Major will field 9 and bat a minimum of 10 if available; Managers are encouraged to bat their entire lineup. Late arriving players will be placed at the bottom of the batting order.

b Teams must have at least 6 players to begin a game. A 10 minute waiting period will be granted for players to arrive, otherwise a team not having the minimum number of players shall forfeit. Late arriving players will be placed at the bottom of the batting order.

UNIFORMS

14. Tennis shoes and rubber-cleated shoes ONLY are allowed. No metal spikes, open toed, or street shoes.

15. All teams must wear the same type of uniform shirts and baseball pants.

RAINOUTS

16. The CBA will determine if a game is to be postponed. Managers and players should call the rainout hotline at 348-8555.

17. Makeup games will be played on the next available date as soon as possible after the missed game. Portable mounds can be used to make both Morton Park and Baker Softball available for makeup games.

SPORTSMANSHIP

18. Profanities by coaches, parents, or players will NOT be tolerated.

19. Abusive behavior such as intentionally striking a player with a ball, helmet, or bat will not be tolerated.

20. Players, coaches and fans are prohibited from verbally or physically interfering with play on the field. For example, players should not yell “I’ve got it” when a fielder is attempting to catch a ball. Fans should not yell “swing” at the batter.

21. If a player, parent, or coach is ejected from a game they must sit out the next contest played in accordance with IHSA regulations as adopted by the CBA. Ejected players are allowed to sit on the bench. Ejected coaches or parents must leave the premises until the game is over.

Remember: Let the kids enjoy the game. They are not in the professional leagues so everybody should behave accordingly.

Pitching Rules

Pitching Chart for Majors

DateDayTimeVisitorHomeField
4/26/2021Mon5:30 PMMA6 – Olmsted Bros.MA3 – VFW Post 1592Trojan Field
4/26/2021Mon7:30 PMMA1 – Elks LodgeMA2 – Kima CleaningTrojan Field
4/27/2021Tues5:30 PMMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterMA6 – Olmsted Bros.Trojan Field
4/27/2021Tues7:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA4 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
4/28/2021Weds5:30 PMMA2 – Kima CleaningMA7 – Arby’sTrojan Field
4/28/2021Weds7:30 PMMA3 – VFW Post 1592MA1 – Elks LodgeTrojan Field
4/29/2021Thurs5:30 PMMA4 – Brickhouse GrillMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
5/3/2021Mon5:30 PMMA3 – VFW Post 1592MA4 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
5/3/2021Mon7:30 PMMA1 – Elks LodgeMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
5/4/2021Tues5:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA1 – Elks LodgePanther Field
5/4/2021Tues7:30 PMMA2 – Kima CleaningMA6 – Olmsted Bros.Panther Field
5/5/2021Weds5:30 PMMA4 – Brickhouse GrillMA2 – Kima CleaningPanther Field
5/5/2021Weds7:30 PMMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterMA3 – VFW Post 1592Panther Field
5/6/2021Thurs5:30 PMMA6 – Olmsted Bros.MA7 – Arby’sPanther Field
5/10/2021Mon5:30 PMMA3 – VFW Post 1592MA7 – Arby’sTrojan Field
5/10/2021Mon7:30 PMMA6 – Olmsted Bros.MA4 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
5/11/2021Tues5:30 PMMA4 – Brickhouse GrillMA1 – Elks LodgeTrojan Field
5/11/2021Tues7:30 PMMA2 – Kima CleaningMA3 – VFW Post 1592Trojan Field
5/12/2021Weds5:30 PMMA1 – Elks LodgeMA6 – Olmsted Bros.Trojan Field
5/12/2021Weds7:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
5/13/2021Thurs5:30 PMMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterMA2 – Kima CleaningTrojan Field
5/17/2021Mon5:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA2 – Kima CleaningPanther Field
5/17/2021Mon7:30 PMMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterMA4 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
5/18/2021Tues5:30 PMMA3 – VFW Post 1592MA6 – Olmsted Bros.Panther Field
5/18/2021Tues7:30 PMMA2 – Kima CleaningMA1 – Elks LodgePanther Field
5/19/2021Weds5:30 PMMA6 – Olmsted Bros.MA5 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
5/19/2021Weds7:30 PMMA4 – Brickhouse GrillMA7 – Arby’sPanther Field
5/20/2021Thurs5:30 PMMA1 – Elks LodgeMA3 – VFW Post 1592Panther Field
5/24/2021Mon5:30 PMMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterMA7 – Arby’sPanther Field
5/24/2021Mon7:30 PMMA3 – VFW Post 1592MA2 – Kima CleaningPanther Field
5/25/2021Tues5:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA3 – VFW Post 1592Panther Field
5/25/2021Tues7:30 PMMA1 – Elks LodgeMA4 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
5/26/2021Weds5:30 PMMA4 – Brickhouse GrillMA6 – Olmsted Bros.Panther Field
5/26/2021Weds7:30 PMMA2 – Kima CleaningMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
5/27/2021Thurs5:30 PMMA6 – Olmsted Bros.MA1 – Elks LodgePanther Field
6/1/2021Tues5:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA6 – Olmsted Bros.Panther Field
6/1/2021Tues5:30 PMMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterMA1 – Elks LodgeTrojan Field
6/1/2021Tues7:30 PMMA4 – Brickhouse GrillMA3 – VFW Post 1592Trojan Field
6/2/2021Weds5:30 PMMA2 – Kima CleaningMA4 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
6/2/2021Weds7:30 PMMA3 – VFW Post 1592MA5 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
6/3/2021Thurs5:30 PMMA6 – Olmsted Bros.MA2 – Kima CleaningTrojan Field
6/3/2021Thurs7:30 PMMA1 – Elks LodgeMA7 – Arby’sTrojan Field
6/7/2021Mon5:30 PMMA4 – Brickhouse GrillMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
6/7/2021Mon7:30 PMMA6 – Olmsted Bros.MA3 – VFW Post 1592Trojan Field
6/8/2021Tues5:30 PMMA2 – Kima CleaningMA7 – Arby’sTrojan Field
6/8/2021Tues7:30 PMMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterMA6 – Olmsted Bros.Trojan Field
6/9/2021Weds5:30 PMMA3 – VFW Post 1592MA1 – Elks LodgeTrojan Field
6/9/2021Weds7:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA4 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
6/10/2021Thurs5:30 PMMA1 – Elks LodgeMA2 – Kima CleaningTrojan Field
6/14/2021Mon5:30 PMMA3 – VFW Post 1592MA4 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
6/14/2021Mon7:30 PMMA2 – Kima CleaningMA6 – Olmsted Bros.Panther Field
6/15/2021Tues5:30 PMMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterMA3 – VFW Post 1592Panther Field
6/15/2021Tues7:30 PMMA4 – Brickhouse GrillMA2 – Kima CleaningPanther Field
6/16/2021Weds5:30 PMMA1 – Elks LodgeMA5 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
6/16/2021Weds7:30 PMMA6 – Olmsted Bros.MA7 – Arby’sPanther Field
6/17/2021Thurs5:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA1 – Elks LodgePanther Field

Standings for 2021 MAJOR as of 5/16/2021

Team Name Win Loss GB
MA1 – Elks Lodge 3 0
MA5 – Kirchner Building Center 4 1 1.0
MA4 – Brickhouse Grill 4 2 1.5
MA3 – VFW Post 1592 3 2 1.0
MA7 – Arby’s 2 2 1.5
MA2 – Kima Cleaning 0 4 3.5
MA6 – Olmsted Bros. 0 5 4.0

Game Results for 2021 MAJOR as of 5/16/2021

(Winners in bold)

Date Visitor Home Winner Score
04/26/2021 MA6 – Olmsted Bros. MA3 – VFW Post 1592 H 13 – 15
04/26/2021 MA1 – Elks Lodge MA2 – Kima Cleaning V 8 – 7
04/27/2021 MA5 – Kirchner Building Center MA6 – Olmsted Bros. V 9 – 7
04/27/2021 MA7 – Arby’s MA4 – Brickhouse Grill V 7 – 3
04/28/2021 MA2 – Kima Cleaning MA7 – Arby’s TBD TBD
04/28/2021 MA3 – VFW Post 1592 MA1 – Elks Lodge TBD TBD
04/29/2021 MA4 – Brickhouse Grill MA5 – Kirchner Building Center V 14 – 6
05/03/2021 MA3 – VFW Post 1592 MA4 – Brickhouse Grill H 3 – 5
05/03/2021 MA1 – Elks Lodge MA5 – Kirchner Building Center TBD TBD
05/04/2021 MA7 – Arby’s MA1 – Elks Lodge TBD TBD
05/04/2021 MA2 – Kima Cleaning MA6 – Olmsted Bros. TBD TBD
05/05/2021 MA4 – Brickhouse Grill MA2 – Kima Cleaning V 6 – 4
05/05/2021 MA5 – Kirchner Building Center MA3 – VFW Post 1592 V 20 – 9
05/06/2021 MA6 – Olmsted Bros. MA7 – Arby’s H 5 – 7
05/10/2021 MA3 – VFW Post 1592 MA7 – Arby’s V 14 – 8
05/10/2021 MA6 – Olmsted Bros. (FORFEIT) MA4 – Brickhouse Grill H 0 – 1
05/11/2021 MA4 – Brickhouse Grill MA1 – Elks Lodge H 7 – 10
05/11/2021 MA2 – Kima Cleaning MA3 – VFW Post 1592 H 3 – 13
05/12/2021 MA1 – Elks Lodge MA6 – Olmsted Bros. V 11 – 7
05/12/2021 MA7 – Arby’s MA5 – Kirchner Building Center H 5 – 6
05/13/2021 MA5 – Kirchner Building Center MA2 – Kima Cleaning V 11 – 4

2021 Major Picture Schedule

The photographer will schedule with each individual team.

MA1 – Elks Lodge
Coach: Chris Wilson
1 Bailey-Hutson, Jude William
2 Boyce, Jace
3 Flygare, Soren
4 Morgeson, Colin
5 Price, Kaden
6 Shafer, Landon
7 Shotts, Tucker
8 Walters, Rohen
9 Weiss, Isaiah
10 White, Blaze
11 Wilson, Brody
MA2 – KIMA Cleaning
Coach: CJ Applegate
1 Applegate, Russell
2 Barnes, Cameron
3 Brinkerhoff, Reid
4 Donley, Kaden
5 Eckley, Kaiden
6 Hays, Christian
7 Sanders, Wyatt
8 Swensen, Kirk
9 Toqeer, Taha
10 Truex, Abel
11 West, Silas
MA3 – VFW Post 1592
Coach: John Stewart
1 Brady, Tyce M
2 Grabiec, Hunter
3 Myerscough, Tyler
4 Paul, Hudson
5 Phillips, Christian
6 Rauch, Kaidan
7 Reed, Jacob
8 Reinhard, Talon
9 Smith, Ke’din
10 Stewart, Josh
11 Thompson, Austin
12 Zerbst, Robbie
MA4 – Brickhouse Grill
Coach: Garry Gordon
1 Barker, Chase
2 Easton, Case
3 Fehrenbacher, Carter
4 Gordon, Ethan
5 Gordon, Wyatt Samuel
6 Plummer, Lake
7 Satterfield, Logan
8 Smith, Jayden
9 Way, Dylen
10 Wayne, Aidan
11 Wayne, Tyler
12 Zigler, Andrew G.
MA5 – Kirchner Building Center
Coach: Mike Kessler
1 Bierman, Carter
2 Fraser, Edward
3 Fuller, Brayden
4 Hanner, Braxton
5 Hayes, Matthew
6 Helton, Ty
7 Kessler, Drew
8 Packard, Jeffrey
9 Salee, Maddox
10 Taggart, Grant
11 Taggart, Luke
MA6 – Olmsted Bros.
Coach: Dustin Biggs
1 Biggs, Cash
2 Collins, Brady
3 Cox, Ethan
4 Gage, Dasch
5 Gaines Jr, Robert
6 Lee, Kahle Max Cobble
7 McGowan, Zane
8 Pollard, Preston
9 Shaffer, Waylon
10 Taylor-Lutz, Blaine
11 Thomas, Deangelo
12 Twigg, Thomas
MA7 – Arby’s
Coach: Jason Gowin
1 Anderson, Luke
2 Anderson, Mason
3 Gowin, Logan
4 Hodges, Levi
5 Kile, Ridge
6 Myerscough, Colby
7 Newell, Carson
8 Pine, Cade
9 Pine, Jobe
10 Smith, Anthony
11 Spoonhour, Sam

RAIN HOTLINE

Is it raining out? Will your team still have a game today?

Call the Rain Hotline at (217) 348-8555

Listen to the voicemail for up-to-date rain delays and cancellations (*not for legion games).

Contact Us

Charleston Parks & Rec. Online

Phone: (217) 345-6897

Rain Hotline: (217) 348-8555

Email: parksandrec@co.coles.il.us

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