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Updated Thursday March 12, 2015 by OYO.

The following structure has been adopted by the OYO Board of Directors for our in-house program in conjunction with Cal Ripken and IHSAABaseball. It is our intent to match the players by age. We feel placing players in their correct age level offers the best possible experience for all involved.

Age cut-offs for the 2015 seasons are as follows:

  • Spring Ball – All baseball players are eligible for the league based on their age as of April 30, 2015
  • Fall Ball - All baseball players are encouraged to play in the league they will participate in the following spring and should base their registration on their age of as of April 30, 2016.

A graphical summary is provided below, and each individual league page provides additional perspective about the rules and regulations for that league.

  TB JRO RB MB SM JBB SBB
Ages 4-5, co-ed 6, co-ed 7-8 9-10 11-12 13-15 16-18
Pitching Coach Coach Coach Player Player Player Player
Innings Played* 4 6 6 6 6 7 7
Spring Time Limit 90 min. 90 min. 100 min. 120 min 120 min. 120 min. 120 min.
Fall Time Limit N/A N/A 105 min. 105 min.. 105 min. 105 min. N/A
Pitching Distance Any 40’ 40’ 46’ 50’ 60’ 60’
Basepath Distance 60’ 60’ 60’ 65’ 70’ 90’ 90’
Leadoffs No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Steals No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Spring Practices Begin 3/22 3/22 3/22 3/22 3/22 4/28 5/12
Spring Games Begin 4/26 4/26 4/26 4/26 4/26 5/12 5/27
Spring Season Ends 6/21 6/21 6/21 6/21 6/21 7/2 8/16
Spring Regular Season Games Scheduled** 14 12 15 15 15 tba tba
Spring Regular Season Games Goal** 12 11 13 13 13 tba tba
Games Per Week 2 2 2-3 2-3 2-3 tba tba
Occasional Spring Doubleheaders No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fall Practices Begin N/A N/A 8/17 8/17 8/17 8/17 8/17
Fall Games Begin N/A N/A 9/7 9/7 9/7 9/7 9/7
Fall Season Ends N/A N/A 10/12 10/12 10/12 10/12 10/12
FallRegular Season Games Scheduled** N/A N/A 10 10 10 10 10
Fall Regular Season Games Goal** N/A N/A 10 10 10 10 10
Fall Games Per Sunday N/A N/A 2 2 2 2 2
Fall Doubleheaders N/A N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

* Denotes time limits may override number of innings allowed to be played.

** Denotes due to our “limited make-up policy”, a consistent set of games is listed. Any games above that number should be considered a seasonal bonus. However, due to weather and field conditions beyond our control, this goal may not be achieved by all teams.




COMMENTS
This article has 4 Comments.
kadryn williams commented on April 2, 11:26pm
"When is the deadline for registration not including early registration "
kadryn williams commented on April 2, 11:27pm
"For 13-15 baseball"
kadryn williams commented on April 21, 7:31pm
"When does baseball game start since there is only 2 coaches and my dad didn't get a call that says what team I am on "
kadryn williams commented on April 21, 7:31pm
"I meant baseball season "
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