2012 Summer Baseball League Rules

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 80

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The purpose of this quiz is to assist umpires in knowing the specific rule modifications for the three league being assigned this summer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Valley Central League will not permit an inning to start 2 hours 15 minutes after the first pitch and the game is over 2 hours 30 minutes after the first pitch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Courtesy runners are permitted in the Valley Central and Bergen Legion, but not in the Bergen County Baseball League.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Wood bats are NOT required in which league?
    • A. 

      Bergen Legion

    • B. 

      Valley Central Juniors (16s)

    • C. 

      Valley Central Seniors (18s)

    • D. 

      Bergen County Baseball League

  • 4. 
    All leagues use the NFHS designated hitter rule.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Umpires should use the NJSIAA 30-minute rule for thunder/lightning for ALL games.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    There is no re-entry of starters in Bergen Legion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    No jewelry, except medical alert or religious medals, are permitted to be worn by a participating player in all leagues.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In the Valley Central, if the home coach does not state a curfew time for a night game, the crew chief will announce the curfew time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In the Valley Central, a team may use an extra hitter (EH).  The EH may never courtesy run, pinch run, pinch hit or play a defensive position, even if a team falls below nine players in the lineup.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In the Valley Central, if a game starts at 6PM on a field that has lights, the lights may be used only for visibility.  The 8:15pm-8:30pm rule is still in effect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    In the Bergen Legion, the home team must state before the game starts that lights may be used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In all three leagues, an umpire may choose to restrict a player or coach to the dugout.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In the Valley Central, all doubleheaders are played as two 5-inning games or two hours, whichever comes first.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    In the Valley Central, on a doubleheader, the plate umpire for the first game will work the second game on the plate as well.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which league permits a team to finish the game with 8 players?
    • A. 

      Bergen Legion

    • B. 

      Bergen County Baseball League

    • C. 

      Valley Central

  • 16. 
    For all three leagues, the crew chief must enter the game score on Arbiter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Forfeit time in the Valley Central is 30 minutes, in the Bergen Legion, it is 30 minutes for the visiting team and 15 minutes for the home team and in the Bergen County Baseball League, it is 15 minutes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    For all games, the crew chief shall email Jon, Bernie and "[email protected]" the date of the game, the division, who played, the winner and the final score.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In the Valley Central, all players must be uniformed alike and all coaches must be uniformed alike, but the players' and coaches' uniforms do not have to be alike.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In all three leagues, a coach who warms up a pitcher between inning is not required to wear a mask.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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