Welcome to the Official Scoring Committee. The primary goal of our committee is to document the history and evolution of scoring rules and changes in them; the history of who has done the scoring; stories about official scoring and noteworthy incidents like no-hitters and batting championships in which official scorers have been involved; the history of the rights of teams and players to appeal a scoring decision; and more.
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Committee files: Click here to view or download committee files related to Official Scoring, including the 2016 Official Baseball Rulebook and Bill Shannon’s “Official Scoring in the Big Leagues.”