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SPBA Playing Rules

Bat Rules Effective 07/01/2020

All Leagues:

  • Bats that are broken, cracked, dented or deface the ball are illegal.
  • There shall be no devices, attachments or wrappings that cause the handle to become flush with the knob.
  • Molded grips and choke up knobs are illegal for ages 4-18.
  • Wooden baseball bats are legal.
  • Bamboo wooden bats must be BBCOR or USA stamped

League Specific: Please use the following Bat Standards for your child’s age group for non-wooden bats

·         Stallion League – 2 1/4" bat labeled/marketed as Tee Ball or T-Ball

·         Shetland League - 2 1/4" USSSA 1.15 bpf, OR 2 5/8” or less, Minus Factor YBBOCR certified bat with USABat stamp, OR 2 1/4 bat labeled/marketed as Tee Ball or T-Ball

·         Pinto League - 2 3/4" or less USSSA 1.15 bpf, Or 2 3/4” or less, Minus Factor YBBOCR certified bat with USABat stamp

·         Mustang League - 2 3/4" or less USSSA 1.15 bpf, Or 2 3/4” or less, Minus Factor YBBOCR certified bat with USABat stamp

·         Bronco League - 2 3/4" or less USSSA 1.15 bpf, Or 2 3/4” or less, Minus Factor YBBOCR certified bat with USABat stamp

·         Pony League - 2 5/8 or less, BBCOR or USABat certified with no more than a drop -8 minus factor

·         Colt League - BBCOR certified