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Baseball AD and Coach Information

Baseball Plan Book - Season 1

(Updated 9/28/2020)
» Baseball Plan Book
Contains the season dates, NFHS rule changes, OSAA baseball rules and policies, state championship information and qualifications, OSAA general policies

Reminders / Memos

» 2020 Baseball Reminders Memo
Outlines reminders all AD's and coaches should review prior to the season

» NOCSAE Stamp requirement on Catcher's Chest Protector gear
Memo sent to schools explaning the new requirement for catcher's chest protector gear.

» 2020 "Rule of Two" for Pitchers and Catchers
Defines changes in the Practice Limitation Rule as it relates to pitchers and catchers at the 4A - 1A classifications

» 2020 Spring Website Reminders
Clarifies website reminders for coaches and ADs, including how to postpone/cancel contests

» Decertification of 33" Louisville Slugger Meta Composite Baseball Bat
NFHS Memo on a decertified 33" Louisville Slugger Composite bat.

» Practice Limitation Memo - 6A, 5A Pilot
Details out-of-season coaching restrictions for 6A, 5A schools, including the entire board policy

» Practice Limitation Memo - 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A
Details out-of-season coaching restrictions for 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A schools, including the entire board policy

» OSAA Practice Model
Including Q&As.

» NFHS Press Release
Starting in 2019 baseball season all baseballs are required to have the NOCSAE stamp. In 2020 all catcher's chest protectors must have the NOCSAE stamp.

2020 State Rules Interpreter Bulletins

Updates/reminders for officials sent throughout the season
» SRI Bulletin #1 - Feb. 25

Maps/Directions

» All Classes @ Volcanoes Stadium (Keizer)

Lodging/Visitor Information

Headquarter Hotel

Quality Suites - Keizer
» Phone: 503.390.4733
» Salem Convention and Visitors Bureau

Listing of Baseball Turf Fields

» Baseball Turf Fields
Includes list of fields and contact information

Pitch Smart Resources

» Pitch Smart Website
USA Baseball and MLB team up to help young players reduce arm injuries by providing a comprehensive resource for safe pitching practices. Includes a series of practical, age-appropriate guidelines to help parents, players and coaches avoid overuse injuries and foster long, healthy careers for youth pitchers.

» Pitch Smart Course on NFHSLearn.com
This FREE course will provide an overview of the Pitch Smart guidelines and concepts, and highlight additional resources available through the program.

» Pitch Count Policy
Major changes to the pitch count policy that effected ALL levels, Varsity, JV, JVII, Frosh. Excerpt OSAA Handbook, Practice Limitations, Baseball, Pitching.

» Pitch Count - Contests
Mandatory form for all levels, Varsity, JV, JVII, Frosh to track pitch counts of every pitcher.

» Individual Pitch Count - Running Total
Sample charts schools may use to track pitch counts by the pitcher for the whole season