Yes it is part of the plate.
There is no black border
black is not an official part of the plate
Yes, any part of the ball that crosses any part of the plate between the knees and chest is a strike. NO the black bevel is not part of the strike zone. The strike zone is the 17" wide portion that is white. The black bevel is a safety feature to allow the runner to slide over the plate. Besides, not all versions of home plate have a black bevel.
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 the black banding you are talking about is the black edge around every home plate, it is still there. This is where the phrase "painting the black" for pitchers was coined.
Technically yes, but some umpires dont consider it a strike, or they don't see it as a strike.
3' wide x 7' long is the outside of the chalk lines which count as part of the inside of the batter box. 6" from the edge of home plate (white part not black.) of the 7', 3' should be toward the backstop and 4' should be toward the outfield from the mid-angle point of home plate.
if the ball hits the black edge of the home plate this means it is a ball. hope I helped. if you have anyome more trouble email and I can help(:
No. Any part of the runners body may touch the plate.
I believe what you were told is correct
Black plate refers to the original license plate that was assigned to a CA car. The plates were black with yellow numbers and letters.
Fair or Foul TerritoryIn MLB, home plate is part of fair territory. The foul lines start at the back of the plate. All bases are fair territory.
he has hit a home run from the plate and also thrown people out at home plate.
Yes. The umpire calls the pitch by determining if any part of the ball crossed any part of the plate within the strike zone. If the pitch does not cross home plate, the umpire calls a ball. If the pitch crosses any part of home plate, the umpire determines the height of the ball as it crossed the plate. If the beight is within the strike zone, it is called a strike. If it is outside the strike zone, it is called a ball.
Home plate is in fair territory.
The front part closest to the mound.
A home plate collision is usually the case of a base runner that was on one of the bases trying to reach home plate in order to score while the other team's Catcher is trying to block home plate in order to prevent the base runner from touching home plate in an effort to prevent a run from scoring and the runner and the base runner usually slides into the Catcher that is blocking home plate which is what one example of a home plate collision is.
Home plate is 216 square inches.
they would put a plate of sorts above the home that read god have mercy on us if the family had been attacked with the plague
If the batter touches home plate, while making contact with the plate, he is out.
No, home plate is a common noun, a word for any home plate anywhere.A common noun becomes a proper noun when it is the name of a person, place, thing, or a title. For example:The Home Plate Sports Tavern in Schuylerville, NYHome Plate Novelties in Erie, COHome Plate, a well known San Francisco Restaurant
From the tip of home plate to the front edge of the rubber.