FSBL is an all-volunteer baseball organization that seeks to instill ideals of good sportsmanship, teamwork, honesty, courage, and leadership in every player at every age level. This will be accomplished by: -Providing a safe, supportive, and FUN baseb

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PLAYER RULES

1.All players will come to practice properly dressed.

2.Players are expected to attend all scheduled games and practices unless they are
unable to attend for good reason.

a.Any player who misses a practice or game without a good reason may be suspended from playing the next game.
b.Any player who misses three (3) practices or games without good reason may be suspended from further games.

3.No player suspensions will occur without approval of the Player Agent and the V. P. of Operations.

4.No “Slug Bunts” are permitted. A slug bunt is when a player squares around to bunt, or shows bunt, and then takes a full swing at the ball. Any batter deemed slug bunting by the umpire will be ruled out. 

5.Any player who engages in dangerous conduct or horseplay during practice may be suspended from playing the next game.

6.At the Managers discretion any player who displays unsportsmanlike conduct in a game will be removed from that game and may be suspended the following game.

7.Players are expected to come to games on time, fully equipped and in a clean, neat and serviceable uniform. Pitchers may wear long sleeved shirts but the sleeves must be solid colored (not white or striped). This also includes compression sleeves; sweat bands/wrist bands or sunglasses; unless sunglasses are prescription glasses. Failure to comply with these standards may result in suspension from the game. It is required that all players wear a protective cup. 

8.If a player arrives fifteen (15) minutes after the scheduled start of the game, the manager will not be required to play him/her the minimum three (3) innings and (1) at bat.

9.If a player is called up and he/she is the ninth (9th) player once line-ups are exchanged that player will start and stay in three (3) innings.

10.All players are expected to show proper respect to all Managers, Coaches, Umpires, League Officials, the game of Baseball, other players, and spectators at all times, e.g., hats should not be worn backwards.

11.Parents having complaints about managers or coaches or any questions concerning league rules should contact one of the following League officials:

Vice President of Operations

Mark Raske

708-822-0508

Player Agents

 

 

Raptor/Hawk

Tim Kilpatrick

708-975-3221

Colt/Palomino/Collegiate

Sam Pappas

708-259-0695

Pony

Jason Paysak

708-408-1095

Bronco

Joe Tadevich

708-829-0725

Mustang

Steve Macri

815-582-1278

Pinto

Rod Buckner

708-925-3242

Instructional

Jimm Bjes

815-272-6091

T-Ball

Mike Kelly

312-213-9655


12. No player may play or practice on a team outside FSBL during the FSBL spring or summer seasons, excluding Fall ball.  For the purposes of this rule, the FSBL season is from January 15th through August 1st