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It's behind home plate

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Q: How far in front of home plate is the batter's box?
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How far does the batters box extend in front of home plate?

The center of the batters box is even with the center of home plate. since the plate is 17" long the this means the front edge of the batters box is 27 1/2" in front of home plate and the back edge of the box is 27 1/2" behind home plate.

How far in front of home plate is the front of the batter's box?

The front of the batters box is three feet from the middle of home plate which is where the angles start that lead to the point facing the catcher.

How far is batters box from home plate?

6 inches

What is the official size batters box for USSSA baseball?

4x6. should be place at exactly half the distance (3') between the front of home plate and the back of home plate. 6 inches off the plate to the side

How big is the batters box in 12 and under fastpitch?

The batters box is about 6 inches away from the plate and extends 4 feet in front of the plate and 3 feet behind. It is 3 feet wide.

What is the distance from the batters box to home plate?

There is no distance from the batter's box to home plate. The batter's box is adjacent to the 8 1/2 inch side of home plate. They are 4 feet wide and 6 feet long for major league baseball.

Is it a strikeout if a batter steps on the plate?

One Answer:Before the hit yes. After no. the home plate is in fair territory between the batters box and first base so it is often stepped on, however the batter must hit the ball while inside the batters box. Correct Answer:There is no rule in MLB prohibiting a batter from stepping on home plate.

Is the entire batters box in foul territory?

No. If you draw a line from the back point of home plate down each foul line (to the outside edge of 1st and 3rd, then everything in front of the lines is in fair territory. For example: If a left handed hitter lays down a bunt that falls in the right hander's batters box, in front of the plate, and inside the third base foul line, then it is a fair ball. I hope that makes a little sense.

Does batter have to move out of way for runner to steal second base?

no as long as the batter i the batters box and not on home plate he can remain in the batters box even if the baserunner is stealing third the catcher would have to move to throw it.

How big is the batters box in high school fast pitch softball?

3' wide 7' long and six inches from the plate. the batters box is 4' from the center of the plate forward and 3' from the center of the plate back

The umpire calls a batted ball that hits home plate first a foul ball is it fair or foul?

if it bounces fair and stays far its fair if it went foul and stayed foul it foul... if it hit the plate and hit the batter while he was in the batters box its foul if it hit him out of the batters box he is out

Is batters box in fair territory?

Part of it is in fair territory. If you extend the foul line all the way to the back point of the plate, that portion of the batter's box in front of that line is in fair territory.

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