Bat Regulations & Rule Changes

Feb. 18, 2015

2014 Rule Change - ALL LEVELS - Force Play Slide Rule- The intent of the force-slide rule is to ensure the safety of all players.  Whether the force-play could have completed the double play has no berring on the applicability of this rule.  This rule pertains to a force-play situation at any base, regardless of the number of outs.  On a force play, the runner must slide on the ground before the base and in the direction line between the two bases.

(More detail abour the rule change can be found on page 28 of the Alberta Baseball 2014 Handbook)

2015 Bat Rules  - Link to Baseball Alberta Bat Regulations


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