Midget and Junior HL Rules (London District Baseball Association)

PrintMidget and Junior HL Rules




All House League Operating Rules previously outlined apply with the following exceptions and additions:


Batting Order - continuous

Diamonds - standard OBA diamond sizes (irregularities should be noted)

Metal Cleats - metal cleats are allowed

Game Balls     - home team to supply 2 new game balls for each regular season game. 


Helmets for player base coaches - all players under age 18 coaching on the bases MUST wear a helmet with ear flaps. 


EjectionsAll ejections must be reported to LDBA at https://ldbabaseball.ca/Forms/1000/LDBA_Umpire_Report_Form/  within 24hrs

as per the LDBA Ejection Suspension as approved in Feb 2011


Game Attendance - Players on Midget and Junior teams must be listed on 50% of “Score Sheets” to be eligible to participate in playoffs.  Exceptions must be approved by the Division Convenor                         


Score Sheet – Game cards are not required for HL play.  However, the respective Score Sheet from each team must be signed after each game by both Head Coaches and the Umpire(s).



  • wood or wood composite bats as per OBA rule

  • Call ups – Bantam HL (must follow Bantam Pitching rules)




  • wood or wood composite bats as per OBA rule

  • Call ups – Midget HL (must follow Midget Pitching rules)


Overage Players – Junior teams are allowed a maximum of 6 overage players based on the following criteria:

  • The player cannot pitch or catch

  • The overage player(s) must be declare before the game

  • Must be a first year senior player

  • Must have played on the team the previous year

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