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A foul ball is considered a strike in softball if you catch it its an out. but if it bounces of a fence an you catch it its not an out. If it bounces of an that would have been the third stike then its an out

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What is a foul ball in softball?

A foul ball is a ball that is hit outside of the foul lines on the field. A ball that bounces in fair territory then goes into foul territory before it passes a base is considered a foul ball. A ball that bounces in fair territory and then bounces into foul territory after it passes a base if considered a fair ball.


Can you get a foul in softball?

You can not get a foul but you can hit a foul ball when the ball is hit outside of the lines.


How do you get a foul ball in softball?

When you hit the ball out of bounds. There are white lines and if you hit the ball out of it it is a foul ball.


What are foul territories in softball?

Foul territories are the same in any league of baseball and softball. The foul line runs along the first and third base lines and continue all the way to the fence or wall in the outfield. Any ball that lands outside of that line is considered a foul ball.


What is a foul in softball?

in softball you can hit a foul ball which is where you hit the ball to the side out of bounds. If you are wondering about a foul as in a penalty then you could be warned or thrown out of the game depending on how bad it is.


In softball is it fair if the ball is on the foul line?

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.


In softball can you run on a foul?

Yes you can tag up and advance on a caught foul ball.


What is a fair ball in softball?

A ball that is between the two foul poles. There are rules that contradict that though.For example -if a player makes contact with the ball before it goes foul it's still considered fair.~*~Jamie*Leigh~*~


When is a foul ball an out?

Only when caught by a fielder, excluding softball.


In softball and you are in your stance and the pitcher throws the ball and hits your bat without you swinging is that a foul ball?

no. because you have to swing for it to be a foul ball .its really a strike


In girls fastpitch softball can the catcher catch a foul ball in her helmet?

No, in no level of softball or baseball can you use your helment or hat to catch a ball


What is the different between fair and foul in softball?

There are lines placed to divide the foul territory and the fair territory. Any ball that lands on the foul territory will be called foul. When the ball enters the fair territory, ball is at play.

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