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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.

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

Home plate is considered in fair territory. If the ball hits home plate and rolls into foul territory, the ball is foul. If the ball hits home plate and rolls into fair territory, the ball is fair.


Ball hits home plate?

if a batted ball hits home plate and goes into fair territory it is a fair ball since the plate is in fair territory however it a batted ball hits the plate and goes foul it is a foul ball


What if batted ball hits home plate?

Home plate is in fair territory. The ball is fair unless it goes foul after it hits the plate.


If a batted ball hits the base then bounces foul is it fair or foul?

a ball that hits a base (other than home plate) then goes into foul territory is a fair ball


if batter hits the ball and it hits home plate is it a fair ball?

Home plate is considered fair territory. Thus, if the ball hits home plate AND then never leaves fair territory, it remains a fair ball. However, if the ball hits home plate, and afterwards goes into foul territory before leaving the infield, then it is a foul ball.


If the batter hits the ball and the ball hits the plate then goes in to fair territory is it a fair or foul ball?

Home plate is considered fair territory so the ball would be fair.


A batted ball hits home plate is it a dead ball?

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.


A bunted ball hits home plate first then rolls into fair territory is it fair or foul?

its fair


If the ball hits the back of home plate and comes in fair territory is it fair or foul?

All of home plate is considered to be in fair territory. The foul lines run to 1st and 3rd from the back point of the plate. The ball would be fair.


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


If a batted ball hits the ground behind home plate than bounces into fair territory is it fair or foul?

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If a batted ball hits in the batters box and goes fair is it fair or foul?

If a batted ball hits in the batters box and goes fair is it a fair or foul ball?

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