League

  • League Meetings:

    • All GDSL league meetings will be held the following months. January and April. 

    • Unless otherwise noted the league meetings will be held on a Thursday at 7pm,

  • Voting Procedures:

    • Each member club is entitled to one vote on all matters brought to a vote at any league meeting at which it is represented. 

    • All matters brought to a vote at league meetings shall be decided by a simple majority of members present.

    • If there is a tie among the votes, the league commissioner will step in to vote and decide the majority.

  • Uniforms:

    • All Teams must abide by a uniform protocol. All hats must be the same color and type. All jerseys must be the same color and type. Pants must be the same color. Failure to abide by the standards will result in a ten ($10.00) fine for each instance.

  • Awards voting:

    • Awards will be voted on at the conclusion of the season. Each manager and the Commissioner has one vote for the following awards.

      • Most valuable player​

      • Pitcher of the year

      • Rookie of the year

      • Playoff MVP

  • Baseballs:

    • The George Donnelly Sunset League is required to have a supply of officially approved baseballs necessary to complete all the games in that season. The league will approve the brand of baseballs to be used annually.

  • Field Maintenance:

    • The George Donnelly Sunset League will be responsible for all field maintenance post game. The assistants will put out the tarps for the mound and the plate.

  • Protest Procedure:

    • Games are to be protested within 24 hours of completion. The commissioner will then respond to the protest within 24 hours.

  • Shortened Season:

    • The commissioner may cut short the season and/or the playoffs in order to complete the season and/or playoffs in a timely manner in the event of rain outs or outside circumstances.

    • This will be brought up at an emergency meeting and discussed and voted on.

  • Make-Up Games:

    • Unless otherwise agreed upon all GDSL games will be played to completion.   

  • Forfeits:

    • If a team should forfeit, they will be fined $260.00 dollars to be paid by the next game.

    • If they do not pay by the next game they will be subject to league revocation.

  • Day Off Request:

    • All day off requests will be heard at the April league meeting.

  • Suspended Games:

    • Games will be suspended if it is a tie game going into the curfew.

    • The suspended game will be finished the next time the two teams play.

  • Grace Period:

    • If the manager feels that he needs an extra 10-15 minutes to get his guys there, he must request to the commissioner a time extension at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the game.

    • A grace period will not be granted for a GDSL game that follows a Babe Ruth game. 

  • Length of Games:

    • All single GDSL games shall consist of nine (9) innings. 

    • If there is a need for a double header both games shall be seven (7) innings.