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T-Ball Division Rules

The following guidelines apply to the T-Ball Division of SWYB.

Ground Rules

  • Only the player batting can have a bat in their hands.
  • All on-deck batters must wear a helmet.
  • All coaches are responsible for cleaning out the dugouts/benches.


  • 3 innings or 60 minutes, whichever comes first.


  • All players have a turn at bat during each inning when their team is batting.  3 outs does not end an inning.
  • Most hits will be limited to a single.  Doubles may be awarded for hard hit balls to the outfield.  No batter should advance farther than a double.
  • After the last batter hits the ball, the batter and all runners on base will round the bases all the way to home.
  • No strikeouts, no walks.
  • If the fielding team makes an out, the batter or runner who is out will return to the bench.
  • All batters use the tee for the first 2 games.
  • After first 2 games, it is the coach’s discretion to use the tee or coach pitch.  If coach is pitching to a batter, each batter is limited to 3 “good” pitches.  After those pitches, the tee should be used.


  • All players play a position in the field when their team is in the field.
  • Maximum 6 players in the infield (pitcher, first, second, shortstop, third, and a rover position).  Remaining player should be placed in outfield positions.

Saratoga Wilton Youth Baseball, Inc
PO Box 2269
Wilton, NY 12831

About SWYB
Saratoga Wilton Youth Baseball is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) based in Saratoga Springs / Town of Wilton, NY operating exclusively as a non-profit educational organization providing a supervised program of recreational and competitive baseball.

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