Home Run Rules

    

 

 

 

 

Per 2006 USSSA Rule Book

Sec. 8. THE FOLLOWING HOMERUN RULES WILL BE USED FOR DESIGNATED PROGRAMS.

A. Over-the-fence home runs are limited in selected USSSA programs. All fair untouched fly balls over-the-fence in excess of the limit will be ruled an out.

EFFECT Sec.8A.

1. Any time the batter is ruled out because of an over-the-fence home run in excess of the limit, the ball is dead and no runners can advance.

2. Any fair fly ball touched by a defensive player which then goes over the fence in fair territory will be declared a four base award and is not to be included in the total of over-the fence home runs.

3. A home run will be charged for any untouched fair fly ball hit over the fence in fair territory, whether runs score or not.

The following are home run limitations per game, per team, by program.

Program                                  Home run permitted

Men's Hispanic Competitive          5

Men's Hispanic Recreation           0

Women's Hispanic Competitive    Unlimited

Women's Hispanic Recreation      0

 

 


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