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2017 Little League Rule and Regulation Changes

Here is a brief summary of the 2017 Little League rule and regulation changes.

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Additional Rule and Regulation Updates for 2016

Little League has just announced some additional rule and regulation changes, some of which take place immediately. For more details, see http://www.littleleague.org/learn/rules/updates-2016-2017-regular-tournament-play.htm. A summary of the changes that are effective immediately for the 2016 season may be found below: Regulation I(b) and Tournament Managers and Coaches All divisions of baseball and softball: Beginning with the […]

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2016 Little League Rule and Regulation Changes

Here is a brief summary of the 2016 Little League rule and regulation changes. Note that not all of these changes were listed in the front of the rulebook – Little League listed what they considered the “significant” rule changes there, but didn’t mention some less obvious ones.

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2015 Little League Rule Changes

Below is a brief summary of the 2015 Little League rule and regulation changes. Note that not all of these changes were listed in the front of the rulebook – Little League listed what they considered the “significant” rule changes there, but didn’t mention some less obvious ones. The list of changes is somewhat extensive […]

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2014 Little League Congress Rule Changes

A number of rule and regulation changes were approved at the 2014 Little League International Congress. Effective 2014 Agenda Item Summary Item 1 Challenger Division Boundaries Adjustments to the definition of the Challenger boundaries in Regulation II Item 4 Softball Pitching Regular Season Limits Major and Minor pitchers to 12 innings in a day, and requires […]

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2014 Regulation VI exception “inadvertent removal”

In the 2013 and earlier baseball book, there was an exception to the pitching rest requirements listed in Regulation VI that said: EXCEPTION: In the event that the first inning is not completed, all records including pitching records, batting records, etc. shall be disregarded. In the 2014 rulebook, this exception was omitted. This created the […]

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2014 Little League Rule Changes

Below is a brief summary of the 2014 Little League rule and regulation changes. Note that not all of these changes were listed in the front of the rulebook – Little League listed what they considered the “significant” rule changes there, but didn’t mention some less obvious ones. Regulation II – Residency Residency requirements have […]

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2013 Little League Rule Changes

Below is a brief summary of the 2013 Little League rule changes. Note that not all of these changes were listed in the front of the rulebook – Little League listed what they considered the “significant” rule changes there, but didn’t mention some less obvious ones. Multiple Locations Previously, the rules frequently used the term […]

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