2019 NF Rule Changes


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Baseball Field Layout

Baseball Rules Changes - 2019

1-3-1 --Modified the effective date that baseballs shall meet a NOCSAE performance standard. (Effective January 1, 2020).

6-1-3 --Modified an element of the pivot foot requirement.

Officials’ Signals --Created a signal for a 3- or 4-person mechanic to indicate the direction of rotation to the umpiring crew.

Officials’ Signals --Created a signal for a game umpire to alert his or her partner of relevant information.

2019 Baseball Points of Emphasis

  1. Sportsmanship

  2. Compliance of Players' Equipment

  3. Baserunner's Responsibilities