Registration for the 2022 Spring Season Now Open!

Registration for the Pleasant Hill Baseball Association’s 2022 spring season is now open! Fees for the 2022 season are $250 for Pioneer levels and above (7-8 year-olds for softball, 8 year-olds for baseball) and $220 for the Intermediate and Instructional levels.  There is a $25 late fee for any registration completed after December 15, 2021.…

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The “Look Back” Rule

The Look Back rule is specific to softball.  The rule, in the words of USA Softball (teamusa.org), “was supposed to stop players from dancing around between bases while the ball was in the Pitcher’s possession and control in the Pitcher’s Circle.”  The short, paraphrased version of this rule is this:  When the Pitcher A) Has…

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The “Foul Tip”

The foul tip is one those baseball rules that confuses the casual enjoyer of America’s pastime and infuriates baseball purists.  This article is designed to help you understand this simple yet often misunderstood rule. According to MLB.com,  “A foul tip is a batted ball that goes sharply and directly to the catcher’s hand or glove and…

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