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# Is a ball fair or foul it it hits a base coach?

Updated: 10/21/2022

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Since 1st and 3rd base coaches must remain outside the foul lines on the field of play, any ball that hits a base coach is, by definition, foul.

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### If a ball is hit between first and home and hits fair territory first then goes foul before passing first base is the ball considered fair or foul?

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