Game Procedures:

Home team arrives early enough to do the following:

  • Do safety walk around field
  • First game of the day - turn on the score board
  • First game of the day - chalk field
  • First game of the day - get score box from concession stand and hook up into scorers table
  • Get 4 game balls from the concession stand (Majors/Minors Only)
  • Provide line up cards to umpire and visiting team (Majors/Minors Only)
  • Have official scorekeeper in place ready to start game (Majors/Minors Only)

Visiting team must arrive early enough to do the following:

  • Come to concession stand and get pitch count records (Majors/Minors Only)
  • Provide line up cards to the umpire and home team (Majors/Minors Only)
  • Have official pitch counter in place ready to start game (Majors/Minors Only)

During game:

  • At beginning of each half inning Scorekeeper announces score and pitch counter announces pitch count for pitcher taking mound (Majors/Minors Only)
  • Pitch counter must notify umpire when pitcher reaches maximum pitches for the game/week (Majors/Minors Only)

After game:

  • Pitch counter or visiting coach must sign scorebook. If digital scorekeeping is used, visiting coach must initial final score on pitch count forms (Majors/Minors Only)
  • Score keeper must initial pitch count forms (Majors/Minors Only)
  • Home team brings pitch count forms and game balls back to concession stand and board member checks them in on master log (Majors/Minors Only)
  • Last game of the day - turn off score boards and bring to concession stand
  • Pitch count forms are filed with master log (Majors/Minors Only)