Knothole
Franchise Representative - David Limbacher
Tealtown Ballpark would like to congratulate the following knothole team for winning their end of the season 2017 tournaments:

Strykers D-Jr Gold Division Champions
Dragons D-Sr Gold Division Champions
Squatchers D-Sr Silver Division Champions
Vipers C-Jr Silver Division Runner-Up



 


Knothole rule on bats for the 2015 season:

Approved baseball bats are any unaltered commercially manufactured bats available for retail purchase with the following exceptions: 

1. Classes D Junior through Class B Senior:

(a)     The maximum bat diameter is 2 and ¾ inches.

(b)    Softball bats are not allowed to be used

(c)    Composite material and flex handle bats are prohibited unless they are “bpf”, BBCOR or BESR rated.

(d)   Any legal bat in Class A-1 (14U) and up may be used in Class D Junior through Class B Senior.  

2.        For Class A-1 (14U) and up:

(a)     Bats must have BBCOR or BESR certification

(b)   The maximum difference between bat length and bat weight is minus 3 (-3).

Wood bats and single piece aluminum bats are allowed to be used in all classes without any ratings; all other restrictions apply.

PENALTY:  Player is out and ball is dead immediately and the bat is immediately removed from the game and the bench area.  Additionally, the manager of the offending team is automatically ejected from the game.


Player Ages / Class Assignment for 2017
Class Date
A-Sr. / 15U Youth Born on or after May 1st 2001
A-Jr. / 14U Youth Born on or after May 1st 2002
B-Sr. / 13U Youth Born on or after May 1st 2003
B-Jr. / 12U Youth Born on or after May 1st 2004
C-Sr. / 11U Youth Born on or after May 1st 2005
C-Jr. /10U Youth Born on or after May 1st 2006
D-Sr. / 9U Youth Born on or after May 1st 2007
D-Jr. / 8U Youth Born on or after May 1st 2008
D-Inst. / 7U Youth Born on or after May 1st 2009

Playing Days *subject to change
Class Playing Days
 A-Sr. / 15U  Mon - Wed - Fri
 A-Jr. / 14U Mon - Fri
 B-Sr. / 13U Tues - Sat (4pm)
 B-Jr. / 12U Thurs - Sat (4pm)
 C-Sr. / 11U Mon - Sat (1pm)
 C-Jr. / 10U Thurs - Sat (1am)
 D-Sr. / 9U Wed - Sat (10am)
 D-Jr. / 8U Tues - Sat (10am)
 D-Inst. / 7U Wed or Fri


Pitching Distances:

CLASS A 60 Feet 6 Inches
CLASS B-Sr. 54 Feet
CLASS B-Jr. 51 Feet
CLASS C 48 Feet
CLASS D- Sr. 45 Feet
CLASS D-Jr. 42 Feet
CLASS D Inst. 39 Feet (Approximate)



Base Distances:

Class A 90 Feet
Class B-Sr. 80 Feet
Class B-Jr. 75 Feet
Class C 70 Feet
Class D 60 Feet
Class D Inst. 55 Feet

Clermont County Knothole website 

2013 Official Clermont County Rules

Official MLB Rules