Baseball AD and Coach Information
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
» Purposeful Planning for Playoffs Memo
Contains OSAA information as schools prepare for league/state playoffs, it is important that host schools remember that there should be intentional efforts made to communicate with visiting schools in advance of a contest in order to provide a welcoming environment for visiting participants and spectators.
» Discriminatory Behavior Procedures Memo
Contains OSAA protocols when a discriminatory behavior is witnessed/reported during a contest
» 2023 "Rule of Two" for Pitchers and Catchers
Defines changes in the Practice Limitation Rule as it relates to pitchers and catchers at the 3A - 1A classifications
» Practice Limitation Memo - 6A, 5A, 4A Pilot
Details out-of-season coaching restrictions for 6A, 5A, 4A schools, including the entire board policy
» Practice Limitation Memo - 3A, 2A, 1A
Details out-of-season coaching restrictions for 3A, 2A, 1A schools, including the entire board policy
» Baseball/Softball Website Reminders
Includes how to enter postponements, extra innings, out-of-state records, etc.
» OSAA Practice Model
» Decertification of 33" Louisville Slugger Meta Composite Baseball Bat
NFHS Memo on a decertified 33" Louisville Slugger Composite bat.
» Decertification of 33" Stinger Bat Company Missile II Baseball Bat
NFHS Memo on a decertified 33" Stinger Bat Company Missile II aluminum bat.
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.
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