Unified Ground Rules for play at HUB fields
Please use these ground rules so they are consistent each time you play at a HUB field. Captains should review ground rules prior to the start of each game. Conditions may change throughout the year

3 HOME RUN LIMIT AT ALL FIELDS – On any Fields that have a Home Run Ground Rule. All you can get fields do not have home run limits. Once the HR Limit is reached the next called Home Run is an out unless specified otherwise in the ground rules

Barnes Memorial Field – Dedham
Dimensions LF 315’ CF 325 RF Open
Ball hit over the fence or over the building or hits the building in the air – Home Run
Ball hit into the obstructions in LF and LCF – ground rule triple
Ball hit through the fence on the ground – ground rule triple

Barry Field – Charlestown
Dimensions (To foot path) LF 330’ CF 295’ RF 335’
Ball hit onto or over the walkway in the air – Home Run
Ball crosses the walkway on a bounce and ends up in the brush – Ground Rule Triple

Boston Common
Dimensions LF 265’ CF 305’ RF 230’
Ball hit over the fence – Home Run
Ball bounces over the fence – Ground Rule Double

Brookline Avenue Playground
Dimensions LF to Fence Line 310′ CF 375′ RF 290′
Ball over the fence is a home run
Ball that hits the trees is played as if off a wall and is all you can get.

Carter 1
Ball hit over any fence – home run
Ball bounces over fence – ground rule double
Ball into soccer goals or other obstructions near the fence – ground rule double
Carter 2
Ball hit over the tall LF fence: Progressively a HR, 3B, 2B, 1B, then out every following occurrence.
Ball hit over the the short fence into the stands, left center to center field: Home Run
Ball bounces over fence – ground rule double
Ball through gap into stands – ground rule double
Ball into soccer goals or other obstructions near the fence – ground rule double
Center 2
Dimensions 220′ RF to left of tree
Ball hit over the fence to the right of the tree is a ground rule double
Ball hit over the fence to the left of the tree or over the tree is a home run
Ball hits the tree and stays in play its all you can get.

Clemente
Dimensions LF Open CF 320’ RF 210’
Ball hit over the walkway in the air or on the ground in RF – Ground Rule Double
Cobe
Dimensions LF 205’ CF 305 RF Open
Ball hit over the walkway in the air or on the ground in LF – Ground Rule Double

Charlestown HS – Charlestown
Dimensions (To walking path) LF 245’ CF 320’ RF 260’ LCF tennis courts 265’
Ball hit over fence in left field – Home run
Ball hit into soccer nets in left field and unplayable – Ground Rule Double

Condon Field – Dedham
Dimensions LF 265’ CF Open RF 245’
Ball hit into the woods in the air – Home Run
Ball hits overhanging tree in LF – ground rule double
Ball hit into the woods on the ground – ground rule triple

Connell Field 1- Hyde Park
Dimensions 275′ fenced to all fields
Ball over the fence – home run
Ball bounces over fence – ground rule double

Danehy Park 2 – Cambridge
Dimensions LF 255’ CF Open RF 285’
Ball hit over the fence in left field – Home Run
Ball hit over the fence in right field – Home Run
Ball hit through the fence in right field – Ground Rule Triple

Daisy Field – Brookline
Dimensions (To tree line) LF 235’ CF 275’ RF Open
Ball hit to the left of the pole in LF in the air or on the ground – Ground Rule Double
Ball hit to the right of the pole in the air – Home Run
Ball hit to the right of the pole on the ground and unplayable – Ground Rule Triple

Donnelly Field – Cambridge
Dimensions (To fence line) LF 255’ LCF Pole 285’ RF Building 285’
Ball hit to the left of the pole in the air – Ground Rule Double
Ball hit to the right of the pole in the air – Home Run
Ball bounces over the fence in left – Ground Rule Double
Ball hits the building in right on a fly – Home Run

Filipello Park – Watertown
Dimensions (To tree line) LF 280’ CF 330’ RF Open
Ball hit over the trees or through the trees and over the walkway – Home Run
Ball hit under the trees and over the walkway from the LF foul line to CF light pole – Ground Rule Triple

Ginn Field – Winchester
Dimensions (To Fence line) RF 200′ CF Open LF 200′ (To bush
Ball over the fence is a home run. 3 Home Run limit per team. After limit is reached any balls hit over the fence are an out.
Ball into the brush in front of the fence in LF is a ground rule double
Ball onto the raised terrace in front of the fence in RF is a ground rule double

Healy Playground – Roslindale
Dimensions LF 265’ CF Open RF Open
Ball hit over the Fence – Home Run
Ball hit into the netting on a fly – Ground Rule Triple
Ball bounces into the netting – Ground Rule Double

Hoyt Field – Cambridge
Dimensions (To fence line) LF 255’ CF 320’ RF 285
Ball hit over the fence – Home Run. 3 Home Run limit per team. After limit is reached any balls hit over the fence are an out.

Kelly – Hyde Park
Dimensions LF 400′ + CF 340′ to Baseball Diamond RF 260′ to Treel Line
Fair ball hit onto asphalt walkway is a ground rule double. The walkway is out of bounds.
Ball hit past the line of trees from the RF foul pole to the first light pole in RF is a ground rule triple

Pine Manor College
Dimensions (To Tree Line) RF 190’ CF 290’ LF 275′
Ball hit into the trees in RF – Ground Rule Double
Ball hit down the hill in RC – Ground Rule Triple

Portsmouth/Murray Field – Brighton
Dimensions LF 310’ CF 310 RF 310’
Ball hit over the walking path – Home Run

M Street
Dimensions to Fence Field 1 – LF 255′ CF/RF OPEN Field 2 RF – 255′ CF/LF OPEN
Ball hit over the fence is a HR. There is a 3-up HR rule on this field, meaning that no team can have no more than 3 HR (over the fence) than the opposing team. Any ball hit over the fence beyond that limit is a single.

Ryan Playground – Charlestown
Dimensions lf 255’ CF Open RF Open
Ball hit over little league fence in right field – Home Run

Smith Field  1 and 2
Dimensions – Open All Fields
Wide open field – no obstructions – all you can get
St. Peters Field
Dimensions (To fence line) 250′ To All Fields
Ball hit over the fence – Home Run.

Teddy Ebersol Fields
Dimensions Field 1 LF 360 CF 250 RF Open
Dimensions Field 2 LF 230 CF Open RF Open
Ball hit over the fence, either field – Home Run
Ball bounces over the fence, either field – Ground Rule Double

Victory Park
Dimensions LF 330’ CF 375’ RF Open
Ball hit over the fence – Home Run

Ground Rules for any obstructions not listed here such as teams playing on adjacent fields or any temporary placements will be discussed prior to the game. The discretion of the umpire is final.

The HUB reserves the right to change or adjust the rules from time to time if needed.

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