The drop refers to the amount the bat weighs compared to the length of the bat. If a bat is 30 inches long and has a drop of -3 then the bat weighs 27 ounces.
Pitch Smart is a joint initiative between MLB and USA Baseball that provides a series of practical, age-appropriate guidelines to help parents, players, and coaches avoid overuse injuries and foster long, healthy careers for amateur players. The Pitch Smart guidelines include age-specific pitching limits and required rest recommendations to limit the likelihood of injuries caused by pitching with fatigue. Learn more here.
No. The Boys of Summer is an independent, regional league in north central Indiana. Most teams in the league come from Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Marshall, and St. Joseph counties.
During the week travel times should be less than an hour. On a Saturday the travel time may be one and a half hours.
Teams that are sanctioned by the league adhere to the following regulations.
No. Players must join a participating team. The Boys of Summer sanctions established teams that represent their local communities or school districts. Local leagues, communities, or schools can register their teams. Check with your local baseball league for opportunities.