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No - the entire plate is in fair territory, so a batted ball that hits the plate is in play; however, if it goes foul after hitting the plate, it is a (foul) dead ball.

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Q: A batted ball hits home plate is it a dead ball?
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Is it a dead ball When the ball comes off the bat and hits the plate?

No. All of the bases are in fair territory and are considered fair when a batted ball hits them.


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Its a dead ball


If a batted ball hits home plate is it fair?

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If a ball hits the plate is it fair or foul?

The plate is in fair territory, so if a batted ball strikes the plate it has nothing to do with the play. What's considered is where is the ball when it is touched or when it comes to rest.


If when batting you hit the ball the ball hits home plate but stays fair is it a live ball or a dead ball?

It is a fair and live ball because home plate is in fair territory.


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