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Moon Area Softball League

Moon Area Softball League


12U Slow Pitch focuses on the fundamental softball skills of hitting, fielding, throwing and base running with the emphasis on player safety and fun. 

Slow Pitch is an instructional league for girls 11 & 12 years of age as of September 1.  No prerequisite league or experience is required.

Players pitch for their team from a distance of 35 or 40 feet. Base distance is 60 feet.

12U Slow Rules and Expectations:
  • 1 player per position; C, P, 1B, 2B, SS, 3B, LF, LC, RC, RF
  • Pitcher position should wear heart guard and have at least 1 foot inside the circle until the ball has been pitched.
  • All "outfield position" players must be at the grass or at a minimum of one foot in the grass at the start of the pitch.
  • Max 7 Innings
  • Coach or Assistant coach must keep score.
  • 3 outs or 5 run mercy, whichever is first, and then the other team is up to bat.
  • 12” size softballs are to be used.
  • Every defensive player must wear a face mask at all times
  • Helmets are required for batters, base runners, and batters on deck.
  • Teams will be given the option to pitch from either thirty-five (35) or forty (40) feet.  
  • Arc of the pitch will be six (6) to twelve (12) feet from the ground.
All practices and home games will be held at the Brewer Front Field (Moon Park), the Brewer Back Field (Moon Park), Devenzio Field (Moon Park), or Whispering Woods Field.   Away games will be held at locations of other league participants.


Moon Area Softball League
PO Box 960 
Moon Township, Pennsylvania 15108

Email: [email protected]

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