High School

The 2009 Minnesota State High School Baseball State Tournaments will take place June 11-12

Class A: Chaska & Mini Met (Jordan)

Class AA: Dick Putz & Joe Faber

Class AAA: Midway & Siebert

More information can be found on the State High School League website (www.mshsl.org)

Click on the link below to download a word doc of the 2009 High School Rules meetings




High School Baseball Exam Due 4/06/2009

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2009 Baseball Rules Changes

 1-2-2Change: All non-permanent lines on the playing field shall be marked white with a material not injurious to the eyes or skin.  Lime or caustic material of any kind is prohibited.Rationale: Clarification for proper lining instructions for grass and turf fields.
6-2-3Change: Intentionally pitch close to a batter.Rationale: To reinforce the responsibility of the pitcher while he has engaged the pitcher's plate.
7-3-4PenaltyChange: Penalty: The batter remains at bat (pitch is a ball or strike) unless the pitch was a third strike or ball four.Rationale: Clarification.
10-1-9 and Umpires' ManualDelete: ... word "heather" gray

Rationale: Heather gray slacks are slowing becoming difficult to acquire.  Equipment dealers are transitioning into charcoal gray slacks.  This rule change will provide umpires the opportunity to purchase any shade of dark shade and be in compliance. 

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