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no, someone has to occupy a base for you to make a motion towards it.

P.S. Are you a lefty?

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Q: If there are runners on 2nd and 3rd and 1st base is unoccupied - can the pitcher step off the rubber and fake a throw to 1st base without it being called a balk?
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