San Antonio, TX: 2004 Rule Changes: 70' bases
are now optional in the Men's program; Exception A World. Flip flop
rule approved for all programs. Offensive ejection adopted as the
Men's Class E program home run penalty. Batter-base runner are now
out for carrying the bat to or beyond first base after hitting a
fair ball and while the ball is stuill live; or for going into dead
ball area. 40' pitching distance and 60' bae path adoted for girls
10-Under program. Only 12" balls with a COR of .44 or lower
or a .375 lbs. or lower compression may be used in the Mixed program.
Mixed run rule no longer applies to local programs; only NIT's,
National and World Tournaments.
Player may not drop more than one class from previous
season. releaes date changed to August 20th (except Mixed program).
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