Rules and Tournament Procedures

 

 

*   Teams listed first are in 1st base dugout.

* Lineup with 1st / last names, jersey # & coaches names to press box before game

*  Each team is to provide two game balls per game.

*  All Tournament nomination forms should be picked up prior to first game and must be turned in no later than Friday.

*  Pregame infield is not allowed.

*  1 hour 45 minute time limit on all games except Championships

*  Run Rule:  12 after 3, 10 after 4, 8 after 5

*  3 Mickey Mantle Classic bats will be put in each dugout per game

*  In the event of a broken bat, send bat to souvenir stand and a new one will be issued

*  Base umpire will pick up the 3 bats in the 1st base dugout after each game

*   Home plate umpire will pick up the 3 bats in the 3rd base dugout after each game

*  The Mickey Mantle Classic will supply 32 wooden bats

*  Each team is responsible for their own pine tar.

    Tournament fee is $200

 

 

Tie Breaker for DIVISION play:  

                                                1.  Runs Allowed (8 run cap)

                                           2.  Run differential (8 run cap)

                                           3.  Base hits by team

                                           4.  Errors by team

                                           5.  Coin toss

(Official Book  used in these situations)

 

3 way tie: Tie breaker  to determine #3 seed, head to head will determine #1 seed

4 way tie:  Tie breaker to determine seeds 1-4

 

RAIN OUT PLANS

**If division games are unable to be completed due to weather conditions,

tie breakers may be used to determine Friday semi final games

** If semifinal games are unable to be played due to weather conditions,

#1 division seeds may advance to  Saturday Championship games

 

EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO PLAY ALL GAMES WITHIN THE TOURNAMENT TIME FRAME, THIS IS A BACK UP PLAN IN THE EVENT MOTHER NATURE DOES NOT WANT TO COOPERATE.