Introduction to hitting a pitched ballUpdated Friday January 4, 2019 by Stanley Park Baseball.
Considerations regarding 3 Pitch:
3 Pitch play can be fairly competitive, especially for the season-ending wrap-up tournament.
Helmets are required by batters, base-runniers, the catcher and the pitcher. We supply batting helmets for use on a shared basis, but many players prefer to have their own.
New in 2015: Helmets with faceguards must be worn by all infielders, not just the pitcher and catcher. (This equipment is supplied by the league to all teams.) Chest protectors and shin pads are provided, and must be worn by the catcher.
Note: New for 2015, the offensive team's pitcher (adult or pre-qualified player) must wear face protection (supplied by the league). Other personal protection for the offensive pitcher's body is highly recommended.
For the 2017 season, with assistance of a grant from the Kitchener Sports Association, each team was offered the use of a "hitting stick" and improved results at the plate were evident. A hitting stick is now part of each team's equipment.
For the 2018 season, each team (through a grant from Healthy Kids) was provided with a water jug and we're hoping that many of them will be back in use for our 2019 season. If providing post-game snacks, it is hoped that the teams doing so have a Snack Coordinator to coordinate "healthy" snacks.
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