TCWBA CONSTITUTION

Established - 2000
Last update:...May 16, 2017...

guideTable of Contents

I - GOVERNMENT

COMPOSITION

 

SEASON

 

COMMISSIONER

 

RULE CHANGES

 

EXPANSION

 

II- PLAYERS & LIMITS

ELIGIBLE

 

LIMITS - BATTING

 

LIMITS - DEFENSE

 

QUALIFICATION FOR DEFENSIVE STARTING POSITIONS

 

LIMITS - PITCHERS

 

MLB SEASON

 

OVERUSE

 

III- ROSTER SIZE

OFF SEASON

 

PRE & POST FREE AGENT DRAFT

 

REGULAR SEASON

 

REGULAR SEASON – ACTIVE ROSTER

 

UNAFFILIATED PLAYERS

 

IV- TRADES

GENERAL RULES

 

RULES – OFF SEASON

 

RULES – IN SEASON

 

V- FREE AGENT DRAFT

ROSTER MAXIMUM LIMIT (30)

 

FREE AGENTS

 

DRAFT ORDER

 

LOTTERY

 

TIEBREAKER

 

LENGTH and TIME

 

WAIVER PERIOD FREE AGENCY

 

VI- PITCHING

ROTATION

 

REST REQUIREMENT

 

NO PITCHERS AVAILABLE

 

PITCHERS HITTING OR RUNNING

 

VII- BATTING

DESIGNATED HITTER

 

VIII- SERIES PLAY

INSTRUCTIONS

 

GAME PLAY & RESULTS

 

STATS

 

PENALTIES

 

IX- PROTESTS

METHOD

 

X- PLAYOFFS

TIME FRAME & PARTICIPANTS

 

SEEDING

 

SCHEDULE

 

HOME TEAM

 

PLAYOFF TIEBREAKER RULES

 

REST

 

ACTIVE ROSTER

 

INJURIES

 

POSITION PLAYERS - GAME LIMITS PER ROUND

 

PITCHING & LIMITS PER ROUND

 

TCWBA MODIFICATIONS

 

XI- APBA FORMAT

GAME BOARDS

 

 

XII- OFFICIAL APBA GAME PLAY CLARIFICATIONS

DOUBLE COLUMN CARD RESULTS

 

XIII- TCWBA ALTERATIONS

ALL of the following alterations will be used for all TCWBA games

 

 

"35" RULE

 

BALL/STRIKE

 

ERROR CARD

 

FIELDING CHART

 

HIT & RUN

 

INJURIES

 

PITCHING

 

PITCHING UPGRADE/DOWNGRADE

 

RAIN OUTS

 

SLOW RUNNER CHART
slowrun

 

UNUSUAL PLAY CARD
unusual

 

XIV- SCORING AIDS FROM MLB RULEBOOK + SCORING APBA RESULTS

APBA RESULTS and SCORING OF SAME
10.02 - DOUBLE PLAYS

 

10.04 - RBI

 

10.07 - STOLEN BASE/ CAUGHT STEALING

 

10.08 - SACRIFICE FLY

 

10.16 - EARNED RUNS AND RUNS ALLOWED

 

10.19 - SAVES FOR RELIEF PITCHERS