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If a batter hits a home run, he can automatically run around all the bases and the team gets a point. If there are any runners already on the bases, then they count as points too. This is why you can have two-run home runs and 3-run home runs. If the bases are loaded, and the player at bat hits a home run, then the team gets four points. This is called a grand slam.

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What is a three run home run?

That is when a player hits a home run with two men on base. The batter and the two players on base will all score. The batter will then be credited with a three run home run.


What is the ruling when a batter hits a ball that hits the fence and goes over?

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What is back to back home run?

That is when two batters in the lineup hit home runs one immediately after the other. If a batter hits a home run and the very next batter also hits a home run, it would be called 'back to back home runs'.


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What is home run in softball?

The home run in softball is the same as in baseball. When the batter hits the ball over the outfield fence in fair territory it is a home run. It is also considered a home run if the batter hits the ball inside the fence and is able to run all the bases and back to home plate before being thrown out.


What is it called when a batter hits a home run with the bases loaded?

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How does a player hit a home run in baseball?

The most common way a home run is hit is when a batter hits a ball over the fence in fair territory. The other way a home run can be hit is called an inside-the-park home run, which is when a batter hits a fair ball that does not leave playable territory and the batter reaches home plate before the defensive team puts him out and there are no errors on the play.


In softball what is it called when the bases are loaded and the batter hits a home run?

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What do you call a 4 run home run in baseball?

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If a batter hits a pitched ball that bounces in front of the plate and it goes out of the park for a home run is this the correct ruling?

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What is a lead-off home run?

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What does it mean to give up a home run?

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What is the verb phrase The next batter will probably hit the ball out of the park?

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If a batter hits a home run it goes in his stats as a home run and an rbi but does it also go in his stat as a run scored?

Yes, every time the player "touches home plate", he gets a run scored in his stats.


Does a home run count as a RBI?

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If a batter hits a home run yet falls over dead before touching home plate is it still a home run?

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Can a batter that hits a home run be called out if his team mates touch him before he touches homplate?

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If a batter hits a home run but can't run is it still a home run?

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Where did the term home run come from?

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If a batter hits the ball but it hits the batter then home plate is it fair?

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