COVID-19 Rules and Regulations for the 2021 Season

COVID Rules for ESAA 2021

The following are guidelines for all ESAA programs and represent the minimum requirements for all participants. When ESAA team is visiting team: team and all of their supporters will voluntarily comply with all park specific requirements in addition to those set forth here.

  1. Only players and coaches in and near the dugout.
    - If kids need room to social distance they can use the bleachers.
  2. No parents/spectators allowed on the bleachers.
  3. Masks must be worn at all times by coaches.
  4. Players wear masks to and from the field.
  5. Masks are NOT optional in games, they are mandatory
  6. Umpires are allowed behind the plate and must wear a mask.
  7. If a player, coach or fan feels ill they should not attend a game or practice.
  8. Shared equipment - all HELMETS must be cleaned and disinfected.
  9. Tip/waiver your hat at the end of the game - no high fives, etc.
  10. Teams must clear their dugout/spectator areas of all garbage prior to vacating the field and should leave the park within 15 minutes of last out.
  11. Self-report to all close contacts after a laboratory-confirmed or probable COVID- 19 infection.
    (Close contact is defined as someone who was within 6 feet or over 15 minutes, masked or unmasked)
  12. All CDC and IDPH rules and guidelines are to be followed by all.
  13. NO SPITTING by players or coaches - no gum or sunflower seeds allowed.

Park districts require social distancing to be observed at all times.
Rules are subject to change as situations and regulations require.
Read the Chicago Park district Covid-19 response statement

Rookie T-ball (2nd yr) Baseball Information

This league is for 6 year olds and is co-ed.

Players are given 3 coach pitch balls and if no contact is made, the player will then hit off a T. Players will be placed on teams according to their neighborhood and school unless otherwise specified during registration.

Games are typically twice a week, once on a weekday and once on Saturday.

Games last about 1.5hrs.

About 15 games are played.

No score is kept and there are no playoffs.

The Rookie League is to promote fun while learning the rules of the game.

Rainout makeups are optional.

Games are played at Sauganash Park.

Rookie T-ball (2nd yr) Teams:

  1. · A's
  2. · Astros
  3. · Blue Jays
  4. · Braves
  5. · Cardinals
  6. · Cubs
  7. · Giants
  8. · Pirates
  9. · Red Sox
  10. · Tigers
  11. · White Sox
  12. · Yankees

* Select team to view the team schedule.

2021 Rookie T-ball (2nd yr) Baseball Awards Schedule:

Awards wiil be handed out at the year end picnic.
Locate your team and note your award time and stage location. Please be sure to be at you location 15 minutes prior to your award time.

   Time Stage Team
   10:30 AM Red Stage A's
   10:35 AM Red Stage Astros
   10:40 AM Red Stage Blue Jays
   10:45 AM Red Stage Braves
   10:50 AM Red Stage Cardinals
   10:55 AM Red Stage Cubs
   11:00 AM Red Stage Giants
   11:05 AM Red Stage Pirates
   11:10 AM Red Stage Red Sox
   11:15 AM Red Stage Tigers
   11:20 AM Red Stage White Sox
   11:25 AM Red Stage Yankees
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