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No. The umpire calls the ball fair or foul based on where the ball is when the fielder touches it. If the ball is in foul territory when it is touched, the ball is called foul.

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Q: Is there a rule in the MLB rule book that says if a fielder touches a foul ball but does not catch it is fair?
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