Rule Changes For 2019

 

          RULE 1-3-1         MODIFIED THE EFFECTIIVE DATE THAT BASEBALLS SHALL MEET A 

                                      NOCSAE PERFORMANCE STANDARD (EFFECTIVE JAN. 1, 2020.

 

            RULE  6-1-3       MODIFIED AN ELEMENT OF THE PIVOT FOOT REQUIREMENT.

 

             OFFICIALS SIGNALS        CREATED THE SIGNAL FOR A 3 OR 4 UMPIRE MECHANIC

                                                        TO INDICATE TO THEIR PARTNER THE DIRECTION OF

                                                        THEIR ROTATION.

               OFFICIALS SIGNALS      CREATED THE SIGNAL THAT A GAME U,PIRE HAS RELEVANT

                                                           INFORMATION FOR THEIR PARTNER.

 

               POINTS OF EMPHASIS

    

                1. SPORTSMANSHIP

                2. COMPLIANCE OF PLAYER'S EQUIPMENT

                3. BASERUNNERS RESPONSIBILITIES.