Presentation on theme: "Working the Line. Definition RULE 1-2 ART. 1... A diamond (or infield) shall be a 90-foot square. When measuring the distance to first base and third."— Presentation transcript:
Definition RULE 1-2 ART. 1... A diamond (or infield) shall be a 90-foot square. When measuring the distance to first base and third base, measure from the apex of home plate to two foul lines the back edge of the base. The outfield is the area between two foul lines formed by extending two sides of the diamond. The infield and outfield, boundary marks from home plate to first and third and their extended including the boundary marks from home plate to first and third and their extended foul lines, are fair ground. All other area is foul ground. ART. 2... All lines on the playing field shall be marked with a material which is not injurious to the eyes or skin. All non-permanent lines should be white. Lime or caustic material of any kind is prohibited.
Definition RULE 2-16 ART. 1... A foul is a batted ball: settles a. which settles on foul territory between home and first base or between home and third base; or bounds b. that bounds past first or third base on or over foul territory; or first falls c. that first falls on foul territory beyond first or third base; or d. that, while on or over foul territory, touches the person of an umpire or a player or any object foreign to the natural ground; or e. that touches the ground after inadvertently being declared foul by an umpire. RULE 5-1 ART. 1 … Ball becomes dead immediately when: d. a foul ball (2-16-1 ): other than a 1. touches any object other than the ground or any person other than a fielder fielder; or… 3. or becomes an uncaught foul…
Foul Line Fundamentals The Basics of Order fair/foul; catch/no catch; out (fair/foul; catch/no catch; out)