7/25/12 “Hit By Pitch” Procedure Revised in High School Softball for 2013

July 25, 2012 2012-2013 News Releases

Batters in high school softball no longer will have to make an attempt to avoid being hit by a pitch in order to be awarded first base. This revision to Rule 8-1-2 was one of four rules changes approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Softball Rules Committee at its June 11-13 meeting in Indianapolis. All rules changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors. Click here for more details