• Player activity is widespread and constant.

• Games move fast and involve up to 50 ballsBase running rules are progressive. Each batter runs out a single, double, triple and home run in each game.

• Fielding goals are simple, direct and age appropriate. Fielders learn the value of getting outs.

• Players receive tangible rewards for their efforts in all phases of the game, including running, throwing, catching and hitting.

• Teamwork is emphasized at all times, rewarding teams in the field and at bat.

• Players score points in one of three ways —with a base hit, by completing a base running assignment or by fielding a ball and throwing it to the proper base.

• Anyone can score, regardless of skill level.

• Guaranteed action at each base during every game.

• Rules dictate that players rotate fielding positions. Every player is in the pitcher’s circle and involved in a relay at least once during each game.

• Player activity is sporadic and limited Games move slow and involve only one ball.

• Base running rules are non-progressive. Runners advance only one base at a time whether they are safe or out.

• Fielding goals are often confusing. When runners are on two or more bases, fielders tend to get confused on what to do with the ball once they catch it.

• Players receive no tangible rewards for their efforts in the field or at bat.

• Teamwork is emphasized only while on defense.There is no player scoring.

• Guaranteed action at first base only.

• No guarantee of player rotation.

• Recommended for ages 4-6.

• One field official needed for each game.

• Each batter bats in each inning.

• Batters bat off of batting tee or coach pitching.