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1 Baseball Rules Session Fair-Foul Catch – No Catch Strike - Ball Infield Fly

2 Foul Ball Definition MLB & HSASA A batted ball that settlesA batted ball that settles or is touched on foul territoryon or over foul territory between home and first between home and third between home and first between home and third or that bounds past first or third base on or over foul territory. or that first falls on foul territory beyond first or third base or that, while on or over foul territory, touches the person of an umpire or player or any object foreign to the natural ground or that first hits the ground over foul territory beyond first or third base while on or over foul territory, touches the person, attached or detached equipment or clothing of an umpire or player or any object foreign to the natural ground

3 Fair FAIR

4 Foul

5 Catch – No Catch A catch – is the act of a fielder in getting secure possession in hand or glove of a ball in flight and firmly holding it; providing he does not use his cap, protector, pocket or any other part of his uniform in getting possession Firmly and secure KEYWORDS SECURE FIRM

6 Balls and Strikes Work the slot Be consistent Call STRIKES

7 17 8 ½ 12 8 ½ Black Edging is 1 Plate Dimensions The Plate is 17 wide The back of the plate is where the foul line connect The black edging is NOT considered as part of the plate

8 Baseball Batters Box

9 Softball Batters Box Catchers Box 10 feet x 8 feet 5 inches Batter's Box 3 feet x 7 feet 3 4

10 Top of shoulders STRIKE ZONE The strike zone is the space over home plate the upper limit is which is a horizontal line at the midpoint between the top of the shoulders and the top of the uniform pants, and the lower level is a line at the hollow beneath the kneecap. Strike Zone MLB Rules Width of home plate is 17. Diameter of the ball is approximately 3. There is 1 of black edging. The effective width of the strike zone is 23 Top of pants The strike zone shall be determined from the batters stance as the batter is prepared to swing at a pitched ball. Hollow beneath the knees Official Strike Zone

11 Top of shoulders STRIKE ZONE The strike zone is the space over home plate the upper limit is which is a horizontal line at the midpoint between the top of the shoulders and the top of the uniform pants, and the lower level is a line at the hollow beneath the kneecap. Strike Zone MLB Rules Width of home plate is 17. Any part of the ball passing through the strike zone in flight shall be constituted a strike. Diameter of the ball is approximately 3. The effective width of the strike zone is 23 Top of pants The strike zone shall be determined from the batters stance as the batter is prepared to swing at a pitched ball. Hollow beneath the knees

12 Infield Fly 9-UP Softball All Travel Ball 11-UP Recreation Baseball What age groups does this apply to? Less than 2 outs Runners on 1 st and 2 nd A fair fly ball which can be caught by an infielder with ordinary effort. What is the Infield Fly Rule? NOT a line drive Runners on 1 st and 2 nd and 3 rd

13 Infield Fly R R R Not an Infield Fly Infield Fly Less than 2 outs

14 Baseball Rules Session Fair-Foul Catch – No Catch Strike - Ball Infield Fly


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