Soccer Baseball Rules

Save

Soccer baseball, or kickball, is a children's playground game fusing baseball and soccer. The players kick the ball instead of swinging a bat to run around the bases and score a run.

Field

  • Soccer baseball is played on a baseball or softball field. The boundaries for foul balls and home runs remain the same.

Players

  • Each team must have a minimum of five players and a maximum of 11. There must be a pitcher, catcher, and first, second and third basemen. The remaining players evenly distribute themselves in the outfield.

Batting

  • The pitcher rolls the soccer ball toward home plate, while the batter from the other team attempts to kick it. When the batter kicks the ball, he runs as many bases as possible, just like baseball. If the batter misses the ball, he receives a strike. After three strikes, he is out and three outs are allowed before the teams switch fielding and batting.

Fielding

  • If a player catches the ball in the air, the batter is out. If the player throws the ball to the base and tags the base before the batter can touch it, the batter is out so long as they are running to first base or forcefully running to second or third. If the batter is tagged with the ball while not standing on base, the batter is out. The fielders' objective is to get the batter/baserunner out by throwing, kicking or running it at them with the ball.

Scoring

  • A run is scored every time a baserunner crosses home plate. Each game consists of nine innings.

References

  • Photo Credit Flickr.com
Promoted By Zergnet

Comments

You May Also Like

  • Rules for High School Baseball Cleats

    Rules for High School Baseball Cleats. ... Soccer Baseball Rules. Soccer baseball, or kickball, is a children's playground game fusing baseball and...

  • Soccer Rules for Kids

    Soccer is a team-building, family-favored sport for kids of all ages. However, children need to follow rules and proper procedures for the...

  • Rules & Regulations of Soccer

    Rules & Regulations of Soccer. With relatively few rules, soccer is a simple game to understand and appreciate. ... Minor League Baseball:...

  • Baseball Rules & Regulations

    Baseball rules and regulations vary from league to league, so it's important to find out the rules of a given league before...

  • Differences Between Baseball & Soccer Cleats

    A cleat is a type of shoe that is specifically designed for sports played on grass, dirt or synthetic turf. Cleat shoes...

  • Grants for Building Youth Sports Fields

    Finding money to fund sports fields for your community's youth solves a basic need for many communities. Grants for youth sports fields...

  • Rules for Kickball

    Kickball is a classic game that many children learn to play in schoolyards. It is traditionally played on a baseball diamond, and...

  • Difference Between Football & Baseball Cleats

    Although football and baseball players all wear cleats to grip the playing surface, football and baseball cleats are very different. Cleats dig...

  • What Is the Difference Between Soccer & Softball Cleats?

    Soccer and baseball cleats have some similarities, but there are noticeable and important differences between the two. Other People Are Reading. Information...

Related Searches

Read Article

10 Delicious Game Day Eats That Rival the Game

M
Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!