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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
4/22/2019Mon5:30 PMMA6 – Moose LodgeMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
4/22/2019Mon5:30 PMMA4 – Invisible FenceMA5 – VFW Post 1592Trojan Field
4/22/2019Mon7:30 PMMA1 – Brickhouse GrillMA8 – KIMA CleanPanther Field
4/22/2019Mon7:30 PMMA2 – Elks LodgeMA7 – Arby’sTrojan Field
4/24/2019Wed5:30 PMMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterMA1 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
4/24/2019Wed5:30 PMMA5 – VFW Post 1592MA2 – Elks LodgeTrojan Field
4/24/2019Wed7:30 PMMA6 – Moose LodgeMA8 – KIMA CleanPanther Field
4/24/2019Wed7:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA4 – Invisible FenceTrojan Field
4/29/2019Mon5:30 PMMA1 – Brickhouse GrillMA5 – VFW Post 1592Trojan Field
4/29/2019Mon7:30 PMMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterMA4 – Invisible FenceTrojan Field
4/30/2019Tues5:30 PMMA8 – KIMA CleanMA7 – Arby’sTrojan Field
4/30/2019Tues7:30 PMMA2 – Elks LodgeMA6 – Moose LodgeTrojan Field
5/1/2019Wed5:30 PMMA4 – Invisible FenceMA1 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
5/1/2019Wed7:30 PMMA5 – VFW Post 1592MA3 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
5/2/2019Thurs5:30 PMMA6 – Moose LodgeMA7 – Arby’sTrojan Field
5/2/2019Thurs7:30 PMMA8 – KIMA CleanMA2 – Elks LodgeTrojan Field
5/6/2019Mon5:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA5 – VFW Post 1592Panther Field
5/6/2019Mon7:30 PMMA8 – KIMA CleanMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
5/7/2019Tues5:30 PMMA1 – Brickhouse GrillMA6 – Moose LodgePanther Field
5/7/2019Tues7:30 PMMA4 – Invisible FenceMA2 – Elks LodgePanther Field
5/8/2019Wed5:30 PMMA8 – KIMA CleanMA5 – VFW Post 1592Panther Field
5/8/2019Wed7:30 PMMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterMA7 – Arby’sPanther Field
5/13/2019Mon5:30 PMMA6 – Moose LodgeMA4 – Invisible FenceTrojan Field
5/13/2019Mon7:30 PMMA1 – Brickhouse GrillMA2 – Elks LodgeTrojan Field
5/15/2019Wed5:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA1 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
5/15/2019Wed7:30 PMMA4 – Invisible FenceMA8 – KIMA CleanTrojan Field
5/16/2019Thurs5:30 PMMA2 – Elks LodgeMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
5/16/2019Thurs7:30 PMMA5 – VFW Post 1592MA6 – Moose LodgeTrojan Field
5/20/2019Mon5:30 PMMA6 – Moose LodgeMA2 – Elks LodgePanther Field
5/20/2019Mon7:30 PMMA1 – Brickhouse GrillMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
5/21/2019Tues5:30 PMMA5 – VFW Post 1592MA4 – Invisible FencePanther Field
5/21/2019Tues7:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA8 – KIMA CleanPanther Field
5/22/2019Wed5:30 PMMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterMA6 – Moose LodgePanther Field
5/22/2019Wed7:30 PMMA2 – Elks LodgeMA1 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
5/23/2019Thurs5:30 PMMA4 – Invisible FenceMA7 – Arby’sPanther Field
5/23/2019Thurs7:30 PMMA5 – VFW Post 1592MA8 – KIMA CleanPanther Field
5/28/2019Tues5:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA2 – Elks LodgePanther Field
5/28/2019Tues5:30 PMMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterMA5 – VFW Post 1592Trojan Field
5/28/2019Tues7:30 PMMA4 – Invisible FenceMA6 – Moose LodgePanther Field
5/28/2019Tues7:30 PMMA8 – KIMA CleanMA1 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
6/3/2019Mon5:30 PMMA5 – VFW Post 1592MA1 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
6/3/2019Mon7:30 PMMA2 – Elks LodgeMA4 – Invisible FenceTrojan Field
6/4/2019Tues5:30 PMMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterMA8 – KIMA CleanTrojan Field
6/4/2019Tues7:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA6 – Moose LodgeTrojan Field
6/5/2019Wed5:30 PMMA2 – Elks LodgeMA5 – VFW Post 1592Trojan Field
6/5/2019Wed7:30 PMMA1 – Brickhouse GrillMA4 – Invisible FenceTrojan Field
6/6/2019Thurs5:30 PMMA8 – KIMA CleanMA6 – Moose LodgeTrojan Field
6/6/2019Thurs7:30 PMMA7 – Arby’sMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
6/10/2019Mon5:30 PMMA8 – KIMA CleanMA4 – Invisible FenceTrojan Field
6/10/2019Mon7:30 PMMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterMA2 – Elks LodgeTrojan Field
6/11/2019Tues5:30 PMMA1 – Brickhouse GrillMA7 – Arby’sTrojan Field
6/11/2019Tues7:30 PMMA6 – Moose LodgeMA5 – VFW Post 1592Trojan Field
6/12/2019Wed5:30 PMMA2 – Elks LodgeMA8 – KIMA CleanTrojan Field
6/12/2019Wed7:30 PMMA4 – Invisible FenceMA3 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
6/13/2019Thurs5:30 PMMA6 – Moose LodgeMA1 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
6/13/2019Thurs7:30 PMMA5 – VFW Post 1592MA7 – Arby’sTrojan Field

Standings for 2019 MAJOR as of 6/14/2019

Team Name Win Loss GB
MA7 – Arby’s 12 0
MA4 – Invisible Fence 9 5 4.0
MA6 – Moose Lodge 8 4 4.0
MA8 – KIMA Clean 7 5 5.0
MA2 – Elks Lodge 6 6 6.0
MA1 – Brickhouse Grill 6 8 7.0
MA5 – VFW Post 1592 3 11 10.0
MA3 – Kirchner Building Center 1 13 12.0

Game Results for 2019 MAJOR as of 6/14/2019

(Winners in bold)

Date Visitor Home Winner Score
04/22/2019 MA6 – Moose Lodge MA3 – Kirchner Building Center V 20 – 3
04/22/2019 MA4 – Invisible Fence MA5 – VFW Post 1592 V 21 – 7
04/22/2019 MA1 – Brickhouse Grill MA8 – KIMA Clean H 8 – 12
04/22/2019 MA2 – Elks Lodge MA7 – Arby’s H 2 – 8
04/24/2019 MA3 – Kirchner Building Center MA1 – Brickhouse Grill H 4 – 8
04/24/2019 MA5 – VFW Post 1592 MA2 – Elks Lodge H 5 – 13
04/24/2019 MA6 – Moose Lodge MA8 – KIMA Clean V 15 – 5
04/24/2019 MA7 – Arby’s MA4 – Invisible Fence V 12 – 4
04/29/2019 MA1 – Brickhouse Grill MA5 – VFW Post 1592 V 16 – 8
04/29/2019 MA3 – Kirchner Building Center MA4 – Invisible Fence H 1 – 16
04/30/2019 MA8 – KIMA Clean MA7 – Arby’s RAINOUT
04/30/2019 MA2 – Elks Lodge MA6 – Moose Lodge RAINOUT
05/01/2019 MA4 – Invisible Fence MA1 – Brickhouse Grill H 3 – 10
05/01/2019 MA5 – VFW Post 1592 MA3 – Kirchner Building Center V 18 – 16
05/02/2019 MA6 – Moose Lodge MA7 – Arby’s RAINOUT
05/02/2019 MA8 – KIMA Clean MA2 – Elks Lodge RAINOUT
05/06/2019 MA7 – Arby’s MA5 – VFW Post 1592 V 16 – 1
05/06/2019 MA8 – KIMA Clean MA3 – Kirchner Building Center V 20 – 7
05/07/2019 MA1 – Brickhouse Grill MA6 – Moose Lodge H 5 – 6
05/07/2019 MA4 – Invisible Fence MA2 – Elks Lodge V 13 – 3
05/08/2019 MA8 – KIMA Clean MA5 – VFW Post 1592 V 13 – 5
05/08/2019 MA3 – Kirchner Building Center MA7 – Arby’s H 6 – 13
05/13/2019 MA6 – Moose Lodge MA4 – Invisible Fence H 1 – 6
05/13/2019 MA1 – Brickhouse Grill MA2 – Elks Lodge V 10 – 0
05/15/2019 MA7 – Arby’s MA1 – Brickhouse Grill V 19 – 4
05/15/2019 MA4 – Invisible Fence MA8 – KIMA Clean V 16 – 3
05/16/2019 MA2 – Elks Lodge MA3 – Kirchner Building Center V 13 – 8
05/16/2019 MA5 – VFW Post 1592 MA6 – Moose Lodge H 8 – 13
05/20/2019 MA6 – Moose Lodge MA2 – Elks Lodge V 17 – 6
05/20/2019 MA1 – Brickhouse Grill MA3 – Kirchner Building Center H 10 – 18
05/21/2019 MA5 – VFW Post 1592 MA4 – Invisible Fence V 5 – 3
05/21/2019 MA7 – Arby’s MA8 – KIMA Clean V 5 – 2
05/22/2019 MA3 – Kirchner Building Center MA6 – Moose Lodge H 2 – 17
05/22/2019 MA2 – Elks Lodge MA1 – Brickhouse Grill H 1 – 9
05/23/2019 MA4 – Invisible Fence MA7 – Arby’s H 6 – 7
05/23/2019 MA5 – VFW Post 1592 MA8 – KIMA Clean H 5 – 6
05/28/2019 MA7 – Arby’s MA2 – Elks Lodge V 15 – 5
05/28/2019 MA3 – Kirchner Building Center MA5 – VFW Post 1592 H 12 – 16
05/28/2019 MA4 – Invisible Fence MA6 – Moose Lodge V 16 – 1
05/28/2019 MA8 – KIMA Clean MA1 – Brickhouse Grill V 8 – 3
06/03/2019 MA5 – VFW Post 1592 MA1 – Brickhouse Grill H 2 – 12
06/03/2019 MA2 – Elks Lodge MA4 – Invisible Fence V 13 – 9
06/04/2019 MA3 – Kirchner Building Center MA8 – KIMA Clean H 1 – 12
06/04/2019 MA7 – Arby’s MA6 – Moose Lodge V 11 – 6
06/05/2019 MA2 – Elks Lodge MA5 – VFW Post 1592 V 13 – 0
06/05/2019 MA1 – Brickhouse Grill MA4 – Invisible Fence H 2 – 3
06/06/2019 MA8 – KIMA Clean MA6 – Moose Lodge V 6 – 4
06/06/2019 MA7 – Arby’s MA3 – Kirchner Building Center V 17 – 6
06/10/2019 MA8 – KIMA Clean MA4 – Invisible Fence H 7 – 10
06/10/2019 MA3 – Kirchner Building Center MA2 – Elks Lodge H 9 – 17
06/11/2019 MA1 – Brickhouse Grill MA7 – Arby’s H 1 – 2
06/11/2019 MA6 – Moose Lodge MA5 – VFW Post 1592 V 19 – 9
06/12/2019 MA2 – Elks Lodge MA8 – KIMA Clean V 13 – 3
06/12/2019 MA4 – Invisible Fence MA3 – Kirchner Building Center V 20 – 6
06/13/2019 MA6 – Moose Lodge MA1 – Brickhouse Grill V 20 – 12
06/13/2019 MA5 – VFW Post 1592 MA7 – Arby’s H 7 – 11

Major & Minor 2019 Picture Schedule

Date and Time Team Sponsor Coach
4/29/19 4:45 PM MA1 Brickhouse Grill Dustin Biggs
4/29/19 5:00 PM MA5 VFW Post 1592 Garth Flygare
4/29/19 6:45 PM MA3 Kirchner Building Center Mike Kessler
4/29/19 7:00 PM MA4 Invisible Fence Jerry Lindley
4/30/19 4:45 PM MA7 Arby’s Charlie Foerster
4/30/19 5:00 PM MA8 KIMA Clean CJ Applegate
4/30/19 6:30 PM MA2 Elks Lodge Tim Taylor
4/30/19 6:45 PM MA6 Moose Lodge Kent Martin
4/30/19 7:00 PM MN2 Brickhouse Grill Michael Baker
5/1/19 4:45 PM MN1 Kirchner Building Center Mike Kessler
5/1/19 5:00 PM MN3 DQ Grill & Chill John Stewart
5/2/19 4:45 PM MN5 First Neighbor Bank Morgan Biggs
5/2/19 5:00 PM MN6 Advanced Ophthalmology Brock Paul
5/2/19 6:45 PM MN4 H Ralston Photography Chris Wilson
5/2/19 7:00 PM MN7 University Village Tim Geil

MA1 – Brickhouse Grill
1 Biggs, Cash
2 Bonnstetter, Luke
3 Boyce, Jace
4 Collins, Brady
5 Foreman, Mason
6 Hayes, Cayden
7 Miller, Jaxson
8 Moore, Blake
9 Shafer, Landon
10 Shaffer, Waylon
11 Taggart, Grant
12 Will, Vincent
MA2 – Elks Lodge
1 Clements, Donavon
2 Cox, Ethan
3 Gabel, Korbin
4 Hanner, Braxton
5 Hildebrand, Zaiden
6 Lindgren, Michael
7 Lofton, Phoenix
8 McDermand, Braylen
9 Parker, Corbin
10 Price, Briar Davis
11 Story II, Casey
12 Taylor, Quinn
MA3 – Kirchner Building Center
1 Barker, Chase
2 Brinkerhoff, Reid
3 Brown, Jonathan
4 Glosser, Blaze
5 Glosser, Dallas
6 Kessler, Ryan
7 Myerscough, Tyler
8 Pedigo, Da Shawn
9 Walters, Rohen
10 Wayne, Aidan
11 Youngblood, Rylan
12 Zimmerle-Vigil, Travis
MA4 – Invisible Fence
1 Augustine, Carson
2 Bennett, Owen
3 Coffey, Ben
4 Farris, Exzavor
5 Hudson, Jaydon
6 Levandoski, Donavan
7 Lindley, Artem
8 Lowell, Dylan
9 Lozano, Dominic
10 Lozano, Vincent
11 Lucas, Payton
MA5 – VFW Post 1592
1 Bennett, Rory
2 Evans, Jeremiah
3 Evans, Noah
4 Fickes, Jacob
5 Flygare, Soren
6 Johnson, Brock Victor
7 Levandoski, Aiden
8 Matheny, Alex
9 Newell, Luke
10 O’Brien, Yeshua
11 Pollard, Preston
12 Reed, Jacob
MA6 – Moose Lodge
1 Bradford, Hayden
2 Fisher, Austin
3 Hayes, Carson
4 Hogg, Daniel
5 Kennedy, Luke
6 King, Chase
7 Lemmon, Cole
8 Lemons, Blaine
9 Logue, Jackson
10 Meister, Hudson
11 Schwartz, Drew
12 Drake, Gavin
MA7 – Arby’s
1 Anderson, Burk
2 Baji, Isaiah
3 Daugherty, Noah
4 Davidson, Timothy
(Timmy)
5 Foerster, Ethan
6 Gaines Jr, Robert
7 Hendrix, Keith
8 Karrick, Gideon
9 Kuykendall, Alex
10 Kuykendall, Andrew
11 Shotts, Tucker
12 Patton, Kade
MA8 – Kima CLEAN
1 Applegate, Russell
2 Boling, Marcellx
3 Dare, Koltan
4 Donley, Kaden
5 Epperson, Jaxon
6 Haycraft, Carson
7 Helton, Tyler Shane
8 Jackson, Bryson
9 Lee, Kahle Max Cobble
10 Myerscough, Colby
11 Swensen, Kirk
12 King, Scott

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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