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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.

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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.


What is the over line in softball?

Foul


What is the limit of foul balls allowed in softball?

There is no limit on the number of foul balls.


Is home plate in foul territory in softball?

No!


In softball can you run on a foul?

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


What is a foul ball considered in softball?

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


When is a foul ball an out?

Only when caught by a fielder, excluding softball.


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.


Is a foul ball counted as a strike in softball?

The first two foul balls count as strikes 1 and 2. After that, it is not a strike.


What is the length of the foul line in softball?

The foul line runs from home plate to the outfield fence so the length depends on the length of the field which will very from field to field. Most softball fields will have a length of 190 to 210 feet along the foul line.


What is a fair in softball?

Any ball that lands in the area within the foul line


Which softball player is in foul territory?

The catcher is usually in foul territory when the pitch is thrown; although, legally, any player but the pitcher COULD be there.


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.


When is a foul tip on strike 3 a strike?

"NEVER! You must be a soccer fan." <- not necessarily Well, it depends what you are playing. Some recreational softball leagues will allow you to foul out. The last league I played in would give you a courtesy foul for your first foul with two strikes. Your next foul counts as the third strike. Slowpitch softball is a hitter's game, and this is one of the ways it takes away their advantage.


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


Why do women softball players have to wear softball helmets with cages?

To protect their faces in case of a bad pitch or if they foul the ball back up into their face.


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.


How many fouls are you allowed in softball?

There is no fouls in Softball unless you are thinking about a foul ball [ball hit out of bounds] If so, the batter hits a ball out of bounds then that counts as a strike.


Can you catch a softball of the fence in softball?

No if it is a foul ball or if it hits the fence and you catch it it does not matter you still can play it if it is not foul but if it is foul and you catch it when it hits the fence they just call it a strike. Actually - you CAN catch a ball off the fence. There is no rule against it, however it will NOT be counted as an out. The fence is part of the field just like the ground. Therefore, if it hits the fence in foul or fair territory, it is played the same as if it had hit the ground before you caught it.


In softball if an easy foul ball is dropped does the fielder get an error?

Errors are only charged when a ball is in fair play.


Who in recent history has hit the most foul balls in one up at bat?

At a High school softball game and the batter hit 21 foul balls in 26 pitches. She then walked.


Can you steal on an over throw back to pitcher on a foul ball in fast pitch softball?

you can steal on a over throw but you cant steal on a foul ball. A foul ball is a dead ball and the ball is not live again until the next pitch.


What is kickball also known as?

Kickball is played on a softball field. it has 3 bases and one base called a home plate. Kickball is the same as softball but you dont play with a bat you kick a ball with your feet.A foul ball is counted as an out. Kickball is played on a softball field. it has 3 bases and one base called a home plate. Kickball is the same as softball but you dont play with a bat you kick a ball with your feet.A foul ball is counted as an out.