The Official Ball
All City of Burnsville summer softball teams receive the appropriate number of softballs required for league play at the start of the season.
* The home team (home and visitor in the Open league) must supply one new ball at the umpire/manager meeting.
* Failure to supply this ball before each game may result in a two-run penalty.
* For fall league, play teams must supply a new or a used ball in good condition from summer or last fall season.
* New balls can be purchased from the City while supplies last for $3.50 each.
12-inch men's ball model # 4U-536Y: The official ball for men is the Dudley Thunder SY. The ball shall have a yellow cover with the USSSA logo stamped on the cover, a .40 cor and a 325 compression.
11-inch women's ball model # 4U-522Y: The official ball for women is the Dudley Thunder SY. The ball shall have a yellow cover with the USSSA logo stamped on the cover, a .44 cor and a 400 compression.
To view a photo of the ball click here: Dudley Thunder SY Image
You can purchase balls locally at Westwood Sports.
The City of Burnsville does not require teams to wear official uniforms with numbers. If a team chooses not to have an official uniform, please have players wear shirts that are similar in color. Shoes must be worn at all times and the all-purpose molded cleat softball shoe is the primary shoe of choice. Metal cleats or cleats with exposed metal in any way are prohibited.