Pigtail League Rules

Updated Sunday September 10, 2017 by Paul Bolejack.

Rule Summary for AGSA Pigtail League.

The full rules are included here as an attachment and can be downloaded.


  • Game length: 90 minute – no new inning can start after 75 minutes
  • Umpires: Yes, when available. If official umpire, they make all calls – NO discussion. If no umpire, base coaches make calls at bases and defensive coach makes calls at plate.
  • Coaches in the field: Two defensive coaches, with a limit of one defensive coach in the infield.  The only Offensive coaches allowed are the 1B and 3B base coaches, and the coach-pitcher (when used).
  • Stealing: Not permitted
  • Outs: 3
  • Max. runs per inning: 5
  • Ball: 11 Soft
  • # of players on Field: 6 infield, 4 outfield
  • Pitching: Coach Pitch - no Tee. (Spring - 3rd grade may start kid pitch during 2nd half as determined by Commissioner. See rules for details.)
  • Mound: 35 feet
  • Batting Order: Continuous
  • Called strikes: No for 2nd grade teams. Yes, for 3rd grade teams
  • Strike outs: 2nd grade - 6 hittable pitches. 3rd grade - 3 strikes.
  • Called balls: No
  • Foul Balls: Unlimited
  • Overthrows: No extra bases
  • Interference: Any ball that hits a player, base, umpire (on the field), or ball bucket is a LIVE ball and should be played
  • Hit to outfield: For 2nd grade teams, one extra base — For 3rd grade teams, run until ball in control in infield as determined by umpire or 1st base coach if no umpire

Pigtail Rules - 2017-09-08.docx
Pigtail Rules Supplemental - 2017-09-08.docx