PBI Baseball League Fall Season

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REGISTRATION FOR THE FALL 2018 SEASON IS NOW OPEN.

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PLAYOFFS – Don’t you hate it when you came in fifth place, one point out of a playoff berth, on the outside looking in? NO MORE! EVERYONE makes the playoffs! It’s a more inclusive playoff system. AND – we are working hard to have everyone finish on time!

PRIZES – Champions will receive T-shirts for each player along with the traditional individual medals – and NEW FOR 2018 – a FREE BERTH for another PBI season! With everyone making the playoffs – everyone has a shot! It’s a great incentive to fight again for the ring in the next season! (NOTE – runner-up team will also receive individual medals.)

The PBI Baseball League – North Jersey’s Premiere Baseball League!

REGULAR SEASON – begins SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 9 and continues through the end of October.
PLAYOFFS – will be held in early-to-mid November.
GAME TIMES – determined by coaches. Games may be played on another day by agreement of both teams, but if you are not able to have a team of at least nine players on Sundays in the fall, this might not be the best league choice for your team.

LEAGUE MEETING – prior to the season, you will receive a link to a YouTube video which will take the place of the in-person meeting.

FALL SEASON SCHEDULES, SCORES AND STANDINGS ARE HERE. Standings will be updated as scores are received. The WINNING TEAM is to submit results to Jim Monaghan at PBI via email.


2018 PBI Baseball League Rules – The entire PBI Baseball League Rule Set with full index.

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF TEAMS CONFIRMED FOR FALL 2018 PLAY, CLICK HERE.

YOUTH AGE LEVELS
8U 40/60
9U 46/60
10U 46/60
11U 46-60
11U 50/70
12U 46/60
12U 50/70
13U 50/70
13U 60/90
14U 60/90

HIGH SCHOOL AGE LEVELS
15U New Freshman
16U (formerly Junior Varsity)
18U (formerly Varsity – wood bat)

SKILL LEVELS
AAA – top travel teams, including club
AA – talent equivalent to a town All-Star team
A – talent level equivalent to a town recreation team

Please specify age, skill, and field size when registering.

NOTE – your team should pick the appropriate level based upon the combined skill of your players, not where they are from.

AGE CUTOFF
The PBI Baseball League is now using the new Little League age cutoff date of August 31 for appropriate age levels. See the chart below for details. For the fall 2018 season, the PBI League will be following the chart below.)

PBI Baseball League Age Chart

Current as of April 9, 2018
BIRTH DATE RANGEFALL 2018
9/1/09 - 8/31/108
9/1/08 - 8/31/099
9/1/07 - 8/31/0810
9/1/06 - 8/31/0711
5/1/05 - 8/31/0612
5/1/04 - 4/30/0514
5/1/03 - 4/30/0415
5/1/02 - 4/30/0316
5/1/01 - 4/30/0217
5/1/00 - 4/30/0118
5/1/99 - 4/30/00
5/1/98 - 4/30/99

BAT REGULATIONS
As of January 1, 2018 new youth bat regulations are in effect as developed by USA Baseball.

baseball bat rulesEffective on January 1, 2018, the PBI Baseball League adopted the new USABat standard. No bats previously approved for use in the PBI Baseball League will be permitted to be used in any PBI Baseball League game. For more information on the USABat Standard and a complete list of bats approved through the USABat Standard, visit usabat.com.

This new bat standard is IDENTICAL to the one being used by American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC), Babe Ruth Baseball/Cal Ripken Baseball, Dixie Youth Baseball & Dixie Boys Baseball, Little League Baseball and PONY Baseball.

A complete list of legal bats (as of January 1, 2018) can be found here on the USA Baseball website.

All new bats that bear the USABat licensing mark will be permissible for play in the PBI Baseball League. All bats marked with the BFP 1.15 will not be permitted to be used in any PBI Baseball League game. Solid, one piece wood bats are approved for use under USABat with or without the USA Baseball Certification Mark. Multi-piece and composite wood bats must feature the USA Baseball Certification Mark to be approved for play.

Here is what the certification mark will look like:

approved USABat label

ALL 50/70 divisions (11U through 13U) & ALL 60/90 divisions at the 13U and 14U levels – will be governed by the same rules as above.

All high school divisions of the PBI Baseball League – will follow the nationally recognized high school guidelines for bats. All bats at those levels must meet BBCOR -3 standards.

PITCHING REGULATIONS
9U through high school uses a pitch count through all divisions. 8U has a 2-inning per pitcher rule. For the sake of clarification, an inning pitched consists of 3 outs.
COST
REGISTRATION FEE – $225.
NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE TAKEN WHATSOEVER AFTER 5PM MONDAY AUGUST 28.

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LEAGUE REFUND POLICY – the registration price includes a non-refundable $25 per team administrative fee. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN ONCE THE SEASON HAS STARTED. Refunds for teams that drop out of the league prior to the start of the season will be made via check.

The PBI Baseball League cannot hold a space for you; teams are taken on a first-paid, first-served basis.

CONFIRMED TEAMS FOR FALL 2018
INFORMATION AS OF 7/10/18 6:30 PM

8U DIVISION

9U DIVISION

10U 46/60 DIVISION

11U 50/70 DIVISION

12U 50/70 DIVISION

13U 60/90 DIVISION

14U DIVISION

HIGH SCHOOL 15U/RISING FRESHMAN DIVISION

HIGH SCHOOL 16U DIVISION

HIGH SCHOOL 18U DIVISION

2018 PBI Baseball League Rules – the entire PBI Baseball League Rule Set with full index.

LEAGUE ADMINISTRATION
COMMISSIONER – Jim Monaghan
LEAGUE DIRECTOR – René Miranda
LEAGUE DIRECTOR/UMPIRING – Ed Angrisani

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