4 & 5 Blast T-Ball Rules

  • Use Blast Ball equipment (foam bat & ball)
  • Hit off tee
  • All players wear Helmets when batting during games
  • Discourage throwing the bat – teach this fundamental
  • All players on the field, if they wish, when other team is batting
  • Begin to teach Positioning, i.e. 1st Base, 2nd Base, etc.
  • Parents may also stand with players in field, if they wish
  • If the ball is hit and does not leave the circle, continue batting
  • Run all 4 bases – T-Ball field layout
  • Coaches please move tee if runner is approaching home plate
  • Bat entire side, then switch
  • Fielders throw to “Pitcher”, Catcher, or Infielder playing base
  • (at advancing runner)
  • Acknowledge Outs, but runners do not have to leave field – up to coaches; you may want to send them around to home base
  • Teams play 2-3 innings – all players should bat at least twice
  • No formal scoring – totally non-competitive
  • In the event that 1 team shows up with much less players than the other, OK to swap a few players during batting to even out sides – up to the coaches
  • Players and Coaches line up on 1st and 3rd base lines to Slap Hands after game is over

All rules subject to Coaches discretion, except the following:

  • Have Fun
  • Keep it Positive
  • Teach Fundamentals