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Major League

Charleston Baseball Association


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

4/25/2022Mon5:30 PMMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyPanther Field
4/25/2022Mon7:30 PMMA1 – Wildcatters GrillMA4 – Combs ChiropracticPanther Field
4/26/2022Tues5:30 PMMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubMA2 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
4/27/2022Weds7:30 PMMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterMA1 – Wildcatters GrillPanther Field
4/28/2022Thurs5:30 PMMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyMA2 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
4/28/2022Thurs7:30 PMMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubMA4 – Combs ChiropracticPanther Field
5/2/2022Mon5:30 PMMA1 – Wildcatters GrillMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubTrojan Field
5/2/2022Mon7:30 PMMA4 – Combs ChiropracticMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyTrojan Field
5/3/2022Tues5:30 PMMA2 – Brickhouse GrillMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
5/4/2022Weds5:30 PMMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyMA1 – Wildcatters GrillTrojan Field
5/5/2022Thurs5:30 PMMA2 – Brickhouse GrillMA4 – Combs ChiropracticTrojan Field
5/5/2022Thurs7:30 PMMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubTrojan Field
5/9/2022Mon5:30 PMMA1 – Wildcatters GrillMA2 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
5/9/2022Mon7:30 PMMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyPanther Field
5/10/2022Tues5:30 PMMA4 – Combs ChiropracticMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
5/11/2022Weds5:30 PMMA2 – Brickhouse GrillMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubPanther Field
5/12/2022Thurs5:30 PMMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
5/12/2022Thurs7:30 PMMA4 – Combs ChiropracticMA1 – Wildcatters GrillPanther Field
5/16/2022Mon5:30 PMMA4 – Combs ChiropracticMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubTrojan Field
5/16/2022Mon7:30 PMMA2 – Brickhouse GrillMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyTrojan Field
5/17/2022Tues5:30 PMMA1 – Wildcatters GrillMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
5/18/2022Weds5:30 PMMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyMA4 – Combs ChiropracticTrojan Field
5/19/2022Thurs5:30 PMMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubMA1 – Wildcatters GrillTrojan Field
5/19/2022Thurs7:30 PMMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterMA2 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
5/23/2022Mon5:30 PMMA1 – Wildcatters GrillMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyPanther Field
5/23/2022Mon7:30 PMMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
5/24/2022Tues5:30 PMMA4 – Combs ChiropracticMA2 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
5/25/2022Weds5:30 PMMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubPanther Field
5/26/2022Thurs5:30 PMMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterMA4 – Combs ChiropracticPanther Field
5/26/2022Thurs7:30 PMMA2 – Brickhouse GrillMA1 – Wildcatters GrillPanther Field
5/31/2022Tues5:30 PMMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubMA2 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
5/31/2022Tues7:30 PMMA1 – Wildcatters GrillMA4 – Combs ChiropracticTrojan Field
6/1/2022Weds5:30 PMMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyTrojan Field
6/6/2022Mon5:30 PMMA4 – Combs ChiropracticMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubPanther Field
6/6/2022Mon7:30 PMMA2 – Brickhouse GrillMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyPanther Field
6/7/2022Tues5:30 PMMA1 – Wildcatters GrillMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
6/8/2022Weds5:30 PMMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyMA4 – Combs ChiropracticPanther Field
6/9/2022Thurs5:30 PMMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubMA1 – Wildcatters GrillPanther Field
6/9/2022Thurs7:30 PMMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterMA2 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
6/13/2022Mon5:30 PMMA1 – Wildcatters GrillMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyTrojan Field
6/13/2022Mon7:30 PMMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
6/14/2022Tues5:30 PMMA2 – Brickhouse GrillMA4 – Combs ChiropracticTrojan Field
6/15/2022Weds5:30 PMMA5 – Advanced OphthalmologyMA3 – WB’s Pub-n-GrubTrojan Field
6/16/2022Thurs5:30 PMMA4 – Combs ChiropracticMA6 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
6/16/2022Thurs7:30 PMMA2 – Brickhouse GrillMA1 – Wildcatters GrillTrojan Field

Standings for 2022 MAJOR as of 5/21/2022

Team Name Win Loss GB
MA6 – Kirchner Building Center 4 2
MA5 – Advanced Ophthalmology 5 3 1.0
MA2 – Brickhouse Grill 4 3 .5
MA4 – Combs Chiropractic 4 4 1.0
MA3 – WB’s Pub-n-Grub 3 4 1.5
MA1 – Wildcatters Grill 2 6 3.0

Game Results for 2022 MAJOR as of 5/21/2022

(Winners in bold)

Date Visitor Home Winner Score Notes
04/25/2022 MA6 – Kirchner Building Center MA5 – Advanced Ophthalmology H 2 – 12
04/25/2022 MA1 – Wildcatters Grill MA4 – Combs Chiropractic V 6 – 3
04/26/2022 MA3 – WB’s Pub-n-Grub MA2 – Brickhouse Grill H 2 – 12
04/27/2022 MA6 – Kirchner Building Center MA1 – Wildcatters Grill V 12 – 8
04/28/2022 MA5 – Advanced Ophthalmology MA2 – Brickhouse Grill V 12 – 4
04/28/2022 MA3 – WB’s Pub-n-Grub MA4 – Combs Chiropractic V 14 – 2
05/02/2022 MA1 – Wildcatters Grill MA3 – WB’s Pub-n-Grub V 9 – 6
05/02/2022 MA4 – Combs Chiropractic MA5 – Advanced Ophthalmology H 5 – 9
05/04/2022 MA5 – Advanced Ophthalmology MA1 – Wildcatters Grill V 20 – 5
05/05/2022 MA6 – Kirchner Building Center MA3 – WB’s Pub-n-Grub TBD TBD RAIN
05/09/2022 MA1 – Wildcatters Grill MA2 – Brickhouse Grill H 7 – 15
05/09/2022 MA3 – WB’s Pub-n-Grub MA5 – Advanced Ophthalmology H 6 – 7
05/10/2022 MA4 – Combs Chiropractic MA6 – Kirchner Building Center V 14 – 8
05/10/2022 MA2 – Brickhouse Grill MA4 – Combs Chiropractic V 15 – 2
05/11/2022 MA2 – Brickhouse Grill MA3 – WB’s Pub-n-Grub H 14 – 19
05/12/2022 MA5 – Advanced Ophthalmology MA6 – Kirchner Building Center H 6 – 7
05/12/2022 MA4 – Combs Chiropractic MA1 – Wildcatters Grill V 14 – 9
05/16/2022 MA4 – Combs Chiropractic MA3 – WB’s Pub-n-Grub V 16 – 14
05/16/2022 MA2 – Brickhouse Grill MA5 – Advanced Ophthalmology V 10 – 7
05/17/2022 MA1 – Wildcatters Grill MA6 – Kirchner Building Center H 2 – 10
05/18/2022 MA5 – Advanced Ophthalmology MA4 – Combs Chiropractic H 8 – 9
05/18/2022 MA2 – Brickhouse Grill MA6 – Kirchner Building Center H 10 – 11
05/19/2022 MA3 – WB’s Pub-n-Grub MA1 – Wildcatters Grill V 11 – 5
05/19/2022 MA6 – Kirchner Building Center MA2 – Brickhouse Grill TBD TBD Suspended – Top 2nd MA6 ahead 2-1

Major Picture Schedule

The photographer will schedule with each individual team.

MA1 – Wildcatters Grill
Coach: Kevin Lewis
Anderson, Luke
Corrigan, Liam
Hardy, Caleb
Harris, Brenner
Laingen, Kenneth
Lauwers, Mason
Lewis, Trase
Philpott, Chase
Salee, Maddox
Smith-Bennett, Anthony
Snider, R J
MA2 – Brickhouse Grill
Coach: Garry Gordon
Anderson, Mason
Easton, Case
Fehrenbacher, Carter
Gordon, Ethan
Grabiec, Henry
Hogan, Ryan
Lee, Kruz
Rauch, Kaidan
Wall, Malachi
MA3 – WB’s Pub-n-Grub
Coach: Brian Stolz
Barker, Cooper
Cougill, Audie
Fuller, Brayden
Hayes, Matthew
Hodges, Levi
Johnson, Cameron
Price, Kaden
Smyser, Ransym
Stolz, Logan
Thompson, Austin
Whipkey, Hayden
MA4 – Combs Chiropractic
Coach: John Stewart
Brady, Tyce
Combs, Brandtley
Goodman, Hendrix
McCollum, Jarrett
Nay, Jenson
Phillips, Christian
Shotts, Tucker
Stewart, Josh
Travis, Tucker
Welton, Lawson
MA5 – Advanced Ophthalmology
Coach: Chris Eckley
Brown, Jacob
Eckley, Kaiden
Paul, Hudson
Pine, Cade
Pine, Jobe
Quinten Riley
Taggart, Luke
Taylor-Lutz, Blaine
Twigg, Thomas
Wilson, Brody
MA6 – Kirchner Building Center
Coach: Mike Kessler
Bierman, Carter
Biggs, Clayton
Gadberry, Samuel E
Gage, Dasch
Hays, Christian
Kessler, Drew
Rios III, Rene
Way, Dylen
Weiss, Isaiah
Zigler, Andrew G.


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