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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.

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


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.


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 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.


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


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

its fair


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 a batter hits the ball but it strikes home plate before touching the ground is this ball fair or foul?

Home plate is considered part of fair territory. Home plate IS IN FAIR TERRITORY not just considered part of it. If the ball lands on home plate it is fair.


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

Fair


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?


If a ball is hit down the third base line rolls on the fair foul line hits third base and goes foul Is the ball fair or foul?

It's a fair ball if the batted ball hits the base.


How is a foul ball determined?

A foul ball can either be determined by the foul lines, if it is hit into the foot, leg, etc of the batter, or if it hits the plate first. If a ball is hit to the side of the foul lines where the stands are located then it is foul. If it is hit where the bases are it is fair.


A batted ball hits home plate then strikes the batter while still in the batters box and rolls into fair territory is this a fair ball?

No, ball is dead and is considered a foul ball.


If a ball is hit a hits the base but does not cross it is the ball fair or fowl?

if it stayed fair its fair if it went foul its foul


If a ball is hit and hits third base then defelets into foul ground is it a fair or foul ball?

Fair.


The batter hit the ball and it hits and stays on home base. In little league is this fair or foul?

Home Plate is in fair territory.


If a Batter hits a baseball and it bounces off home plate and then rolls into fair territory is it foul?

It would be considered a fair ball.


If a baseball hits home plate off the the bat is it a fair ball?

It really all depends where it goes from there. If it comes to a stop on home plate, it is a fair ball. The foul lines start at the back corner of home plate.


If a batter hits a ball and it goes over the third base bag but lands foul is this a fair or foul ball?

A ground ball its fair. A fly ball is foul.


If a ball hits the rubber on the mound on the fly is it a fair or dead ball?

Since the pitcher's plate, or rubber, is in fair territory, it is a fair ground ball. However, if the ball subsequently goes into foul territory inside 1st or 3rd base before being touched by a player or umpire and comes to rest in foul territory, or is touched while in foul territory, it is a foul ball.


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

if it hits off the bat then the batter its autmatically foul but if they completely miss then its a strike


If the ball hits the line is in or out of play?

One of the mysteries of baseball is that the foul line is "fair." If a fly ball hits the foul line beyond 1B or 3B, the ball is fair.