2013 PONY RULEBOOK
NEW BAT RULES FOR 2013
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
The BBCOR decertification process has been implemented on the following bat(s):
Reebok Vector TLS 32-inch model
Reebok Vector TLS 33-inch model
Marucci CAT5 33-inch model
Marucci CAT5 34-inch model
Marucci Black 33-inch model
Marucci Black 34-inch model
Nike – CX2-BT0636 (light grey)
Nike – CX2-BTO573 (dark grey)
Nike – CX2-BTO598 (blue)
The BPF decertification process has been implemented on the following bat(s):
Louisville Slugger (Hillerich & Bradsby) TPX Dynasty - 12 bat (Model - YB12D - black/red/grey)
Mattingly Balistk (Model: BTKYB) Blue
These bats should be considered a non-compliant bat in accordance with
PONY Rule: 8-C (3) and subject to PONY Rule 18-E (6).
They are ILLEGAL!
NEW BAT RULES IMPLEMENTED IN 2012
Pony baseball has implemented the following Bat Rules for the 2012 season:
No two and three quarter inch (2-3/4") diameter bats are allowed at any level of play.
Two and five-eighth inch (2-5/8") diameter bats that weigh minus 3 (-3) bats must have the BBCOR .50 stamp on them are legal, as long as they are designed for baseball use.
Two and five-eighth inch (2-5/8") diameter bats that weigh minus 4 (-4) through minus 13 (-13) bats are legal as long as they do not exceed 42 inches in length and as long as they are designed for baseball use.
Two and one-half (2-1/2") diameter bats must have a BPF of 1.15 or less stamped on them and they must also have the Approved for PONY Baseball stamped on them as well.
T-ball bat are only allowed when hitting off a tee and using a safety ball. (Not allowed when a coach or pitching machine delivers the pitch)
Coach-pitch bats are allowed in coach pitch divisions when using a safety ball. (Not allowed when hitting off a tee or when a pitching machine delivers the pitch