Rules and Regulations (New Lowell Minor Baseball)

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18U+ Division - Wooden Bats:

For the 2024 Season, the Midget Division must use wooden bats. Any type of metal/aluminum bat is prohibited.


Glasses / Sunglasses:

Glasses / Sunglasses are not prohibited, and therefore can be worn by any player including the pitcher.


Lightning Safety:

When thunder roars, go indoors! If you can hear thunder then you can potentially be struck by lightning. As an umpire, clear the field immediately from all players, coaches and yourself as an umpire. Have everyone seek shelter such as a building or return to their vehicles, preferably not a convertible. Stay inside for 30 minutes after the last rumble of thunder or site of lightning. Once 30 minutes has passed with no thunder or lightning event you may resume the game if daylight permits. 


Infield Fly Rule:

- Fair fly ball;

- Cannot be a bunted ball or line drive;

- It is in effect with runners on 1st and 2nd or 1st, 2nd and 3rd - less than 2 out;

- Caught by an infielder (or catcher, pitcher, outfielder playing the infield) with reasonable effort