Details and Rules

Eligible players – Attendings, faculty, fellows, residents, and interns
(MDs and/or PhDs) from the Department of Neurosurgery.

Teams violating this rule will be immediately disqualified.

  • Matched incoming residents are NOT allowed.
  • 10 players on the field at any one time – only these 10 bat. No DH.
  • Count starts at 1 ball and 1 strike.
  • If a team cannot field 10 players, they must forfeit that game.
  • Open substitutions allowed throughout the game.
  • Foul ball hit with 2 strikes is an automatic out.
  • Courtesy runners allowed.
  • No leading, stealing, or bunting allowed.
  • Slow-pitch (underhand motion and arc between 6 and 12 feet in height).
  • Round Robin games start at 830am sharp.
  • Division play World Cup style – 3 points/win, 1 point/tie, 0 points/loss.
  • Tie Breakers – head to head, followed by runs allowed.
  • Top 2 teams from each division advance to the playoffs.
  • If a team cannot compete in playoffs, next highest seed fills position.
  • One umpire / field, except championship game will have 2 umpires./li>
  • All teams play under their own liability and disability insurance.
  • No alcohol is allowed in Central Park.
  • All teams are responsible for cleaning up their respective areas.
  • Divisional games – 3 innings.
  • 1st round Playoffs – 4 innings
  • 2nd round Playoffs – 4 innings.
  • Semifinals – 5 innings.
  • Championship – 5 innings.