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I believe there are 7, but I can only think of 6 right now

1. Error

2. Walk

3. Hit By Pitch

4. Error

5. Fielders Choice

6. Catchers interference

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Q: How many ways can a batter reach first base safely without a base hit?
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How can a batter reach first base without hitting the ball?

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How can batter reach first without making contact?

base on balls, or hit by pitch.


Is there a way the batter can reach first safely when the infield fly rule is in effect and the batter hits an infield fly?

No, as long as it is a fair ball. Once the umpire signals the infield fly rule the batter is automatically out. However, if the ball is dropped and is ruled a foul ball, the umpire reverses his call and the batter continues his turn at bat. Nevertheless, the batter can not reach first from that batted ball. You will often find an umpire state "Infield fly, Batter is out if Fair". When the rule is in effect, the batter may not get on first base.


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In major league baseball how many can a batter reach first base without getting a hit?

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Is it possible to have a four-strikeout half inning in baseball?

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If a batter reaches 1st base as the result of an error but gets thrown out trying to reach 2nd on the same play is the error negated?

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