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Baseball Operations Info for NLL Board Members

On this page:

  • Rules, Regulations, and Guidelines
  • Registration, Evaluation, and Placements
  • Fields, Equipment, and Uniforms
  • Tournaments

Additional Board Pages:  Board Member Info, League Operations





Rules, Regulations, and Guidelines

Little League allows chartered organizations such as NLL to establish local league rules and policies that pertain specifically to our league. Managers, coaches, and umpires are required to understand the local league rules.  Below is a collection of materials pertaining to local league rules, as well as Little League rules/regulations.

Umpire Manual (2009 ed) Instruction/Training Manual for Umpires, prepared by Little League Baseball
NNLL Majors NNLL Rules:  Majors Division
NNLL Minors NNLL Rules: Minors Divisions
NNLL Farm NNLL Rules:  Farm Division
Scheduling Guidelines Guidelines to use in establishing league-wide schedules for games in all divisions


Registration, Evaluations, and Placements  

Major League draft NLL procedure for conducting the Major League draft
Minor League placement NLL guidelines for placing players in the Minor Leagues
Waiver:  Reg V(a) Waiver to request 12 yr old player be allowed to play in Minors
Waiver: Reg IV(h) Waiver to accept player who lives outside of league boundary
Waiver: Reg II(d) Waiver to retain player who moved out of league boundary
Player Agent Brochure  
Player Evaluations  
Player Pool Policy  
Registration Info: Spring A collection of information regarding registration for Spring season
Registration Info: Summer A collection of information regarding registration for Summer season
Registration Info:  Fall A collection of information regarding registration for Fall season
Registration Application Form to use for registering off-line. 
Scholarship Application                      
NLL offers scholarships to aid families facing economic hardship.  It is the policy of NLL that no child should be denied the opportunity to play baseball due to a family's financial situation.  This paper application replaces the online application process for scholarship applicants.  All scholarship requests are treated confidentially. 


Fields, Equipment, and Uniforms





NLL teams play in several tournaments during the Spring season.  The League also hosts tournament games at Murphy Field during Spring/Summer.  Below is a collection of materials regarding these tournaments, as well as useful information regarding tournament hosting.

All Star Tournament Rules and FAQ All Star (Williamsport) tournament rules and frequently asked questions; provided by Little League
NLL All Star team members and manager selection 
League policy outlining how players and manager are chosen for All Star team
Residence Eligibility Requirements All players on the All Star team need to document proof of age and residency to District Administrator
Medical Release Form All players on the All Star team need to have medical form on file
Affidavit Team Affidavit to accompany All Star team throughout tournament
All Star games at Murphy Procedures and lessons learned for hosting All Star tournament games at Murphy Field
Pitch count form Form to use for documenting pitch counts during tournament games
Pitcher eligibility tracking form Form to use for tracking pitcher eligibility throughout tournament
Newton City Series Description of Newton City Series Tournament
NLL City Series Reps League policy outlining how the NLL City Series reps are selected
City Series Brackets: 2004-2013 Brackets for the City Series are on a pre-set schedule, agreed to by all 5 Newton Leagues; placements rotate on 5-year cycle
2011 City Series Rules Example of rules used in City Series games; host league finalizes each year
2011 City Series Game Schedule Example of game schedule for City Series
City Series games at Murphy Procedures and lessons learned for hosting the City Series at Murphy Field
"What's the Score" Official scoring rules for all divisions of Little League Baseball
"How to Score Little League" Useful step-by-step guide on how to score a Little League game, from a baseball club in FL
Nat'l Anthem (US Marine Corp) MP3 file of National Anthem for play at start of game