it will be ruled fairAnswerIt it rolls fair before third base an no one's touched it before it does, it's a fair ball.
It would be foul
If the ball hits or rolls into 3rd base it would also be a fair ball
If the ball lands foul past first or third base the ball is foul regardless of where it rolls. If the ball lands foul before first/third base and rolls fair before first/third base, the ball is fair. If the ball lands foul before first/third base and rolls foul past first/third base, the ball is foul. If the ball is touched while it is in foul territory before reaching first or third base it is considered foul and vise versa if it is touched in fair territory. Otherwise whether it is fair or foul is determined by where the ball stops. ** if the ball hits any part of 1st or 3rd base it is a fair ball
It's a fair ball if the batted ball hits the base.
the rule states that if the ball rolls foul and then rolls back into fair territory before it reaches third or first base, it is indeed a fair ball
Yes, it would be fair as long as it is fielded before first or third base or comes in contact with the base.
In both baseball and softball all lines are considered to be fair territory. If a batted ball hits the line on the fly, but then rolls into foul territory, it is still considered a fair ball. This rule only applies to a ball hit past either the first or third base bag. A ball that hits the line, or inside the line, before reaching the first or third base bag is a foul ball.
No. A ball that first lands in fair territory beyound 1st or 3rd base is considered a fair ball no matter where is rolls after that. However, if this happened in the infield (ie. before 1st or 3rd base) this would be considered a foul ball if the ball stops in foul territory or is first touched in foul territory.
No, the ball is considered a fair ball and the play continues.
As soon as the ball touches first base, it is a fair ball, regardless of what happens after that.
That ball would be considered foul. For a ball that passes first or third base to be fair, it must be between the baselines when it passes first or third base.
A "bunt" is a ball batted into the infield by the batter while holding the bat sideways between his hands. This is a deliberately short hit that is designed to advance a runner and not gain first base for the batter. A bunted ball that rolls foul is considered a strike, even if it is the third strike.
The ball is fairImproved answer:If this takes place BEFORE either first or third base, the ball is FOULIf the ball makes first contact with the ground PAST first or third on the chalk line and rolls foul, the ball is FAIR.
It is in fair territory. Third base borders the foul line and if the ball hits the bag, just like if the ball hits the foul line, it is considered to be in.
If a ball bounces over the base it is considered a fair ball, regardless if the ball then lands in foul territory.
Is the baseball is hit inside the batter's box or is hit in fould ground before first and third base then the ball is foul even if the ball comes back into fair ground. Thing to remember is once the ball hits any fould territory then it will be foul no matter what happens after the play.
A "bunt" is a ball batted (or tapped) into the infield by the batter while holding the bat sideways in front of him, usually between his hands. This is a deliberately short hit that is normally designed to advance a runner and not to gain first base for the batter. A bunted ball that rolls foul is considered a strike, even if it is the third strike.
If a fly ball goes over the third base bag and lands in foul territory, the ball is called foul. If a ground ball goes over the third base bag in the air, the ball is fair regardless of where the next bounce is.
It is an error, charged to the catcher as a passed ball, however, it does not show up in the stats as an error.
well if its rolls into fair territory before it passes either the third or first base then it would be fair
If the ball lands inside the lines after is crosses 3ed base and rols out it is still "in play"
A foul ball
It would be considered a fair ball. Once the ball touches the ground past the first or third base bag in fair territory the ball is considered fair regardless of where it may roll. Rule 2.00 of the Official Rules of Baseball defines a fair ball as follows: " A FAIR BALL is a batted ball that settles on fair ground between home and first base, or between home and third base, or that is on or over fair territory when bounding to the outfield past first or third base, or that touches first, second or third base, or that first falls on fair territory on or beyond first base or third base, or that, while on or over fair territory touches the person of an umpire or player, or that, while over fair territory, passes out of the playing field in flight.A fair fly shall be judged according to the relative position of the ball and the foul line, including the foul pole, and not as to whether the fielder is on fair or foul territory at the time he touches the ball.Rule 2.00 (Fair Ball) Comment: If a fly ball lands in the infield between home and first base, or home and third base, and then bounces to foul territory without touching a player or umpire and before passing first or third base, it is a foul ball; or if the ball settles on foul territory or is touched by a player on foul territory, it is a foul ball. If a fly ball lands on or beyond first or third base and then bounces to foul territory, it is a fair hit.Clubs, increasingly, are erecting tall foul poles at the fence line with a wire netting extending along the side of the pole on fair territory above the fence to enable the umpires more accurately to judge fair and foul balls "
According to MLB.com, "the distance between first base and third base is 127 feet."
Bases are in fair territory but balls need to pass first or third base for it to be fair ball, so if the ball hits the base and goes into the stands it's a foul ball...