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LIBRARY OF RULE AMENDMENTS:

Post  PPLife on Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:59 am

LIBRARY OF RULE AMENDMENTS:

Amendment 14: VOTE HAS PASSED TO ALLOW MEMBERS TO REVERT BACK TO TOP OF ROTATION EACH NEW ROUND OF PLAYOFFS, effective starting VBA8.

Amendment 1: Vote has passed to lower max ball count to 29. Opponent must forfeit game upon 30 called balls within 9 innings, effective starting VBA9.

Amendment15: VOTE PASSED TO PROHIBIT MEMBERS FROM TRADING WHILE IN INACTIVE PENALTY MODE, and/or AFTER 48 GAMES COMPLETED, officially effective starting VBA10.

Amendment 3: Vote passed to implement a sportsmanship rule, making it mandatory to mercy quit when trailing by 15 runs at any point in the game.

Amendment 3a: Vote passed to add an additional loss for illegally quitting early, according to the definition of allowable early quits, effective starting VBA11. **If that opponent has no more remaining games with the offender, a forfeit loss will be assessed using the same protocol of inactive penalty forfeit losses (scanning schedule backwards for 1st unplayed game)

Amendment 2: VBA CONSTITUTION (established and passed by member vote in VBA12):

The league commissioner shall be an elected position, voted by the league's current active membership.

The commissioner will serve a 1-year term (not one season), and maintain eligibility as a candidate for the following year's election.

Eligibility to become a candidate for VBA commissioner:

1. You must have 10 completed seasons in the VBA, spanning over at least 2 different game versions.

2. You must have at least 5 seasons experience as an assistant admin in the VBA leagues.

3. You must have a clean disciplinary record for at least 12 months in the VBA. This includes antagonist or reactive involvement in controversies, scandals, cheating, etc.
*****CRITERIA MODIFIED IN 2K10#*****

Amendment 7: language clarification to existing rule, effective vba15.

Amendment 15: End of year standing to be determined by total wins in regular
season.(passed by member vote in VBA12, effective VBA15).

16. (Amendment 19C) Excessive Bunting:
a. You can not bunt two times in a row at any time.
b. You can not bunt a runner home at any time.
Penalty for this violation is a forfeit loss. You must quit game, opponent will NOT agree, then you select quit again and acept the loss.
c. (AMENDMENT 20B) Vote passed to also ban bunting with a 2-strike count.

Amendment 19A: Secondary position player - A player must be rated 70 or better at a position other than the named primary position.

Amendment 19B: Throwing to First by an outfielder on an outfield single has been banned.

Amendment 19C: Placing restrictions on bunting passed by member vote.

Amendment 19D: Ball count lowered to 19 allowed per 9 ining game.

AMENDMENT 20A - Vote passed to give commissioner free entry to leagues.

AMENDMENT 20B - Vote passed to ban bunting with a 2-strike count.
AMENDMENT 20C – There is now a 4 ball per inning limit as well as not being able to take two (2) bases on an infield grounder
AMENDMENT 20D - Vote passed to place a standard 4 inning per game limit for all relievers.
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