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anywhere within the 90 degree foul lines

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Q: What is considered fair territory baseball?
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In baseball if a batted ball hits homeplate and lands fair is it a fair ball?

Yes, home plate is considered to be in fair territory.


Is a baseball considered fair if the defensive player touches the ball while he is in fair territory while the ball is in foul territory?

The location of the baseball decides if the ball is fair or foul. If the ball is in foul territory, the ball is foul regardless of the position of the player touching the ball. The same applies for balls in fair territory. This is opposite the ruling in football.


If a Batter hits a baseball and it bounces off home plate and then rolls into fair territory is it foul?

It would be considered a fair ball.


Are the bases considered in fair territory?

yes, because they are


Is a first baseman standing on the foul line in fair territory?

Yes. As long as both feet are in fair territory or in contact with the foul line, the player is considered to be in fair territory.


If a fly ball is hit and passed first base between first and second in fair territory but spins through the air and eventually lands in foul territory is it considered foul?

the ball has to land in fair territory to be considered fair.


Is home plate considered fair or foul territory?

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.


If the batter hits the ball and the ball hits the plate then goes in to fair territory is it a fair or foul ball?

Home plate is considered fair territory so the ball would be fair.


If the first baseman has one foot in foul territory and one in fair territory is he considered to be in fair territory at the start of the pitch?

Yes..only one foot has to be in play..


Does a baseball have to land in fair territory to be fair?

At some point a ball must hit the ground in fair territory in order to be considered "fair." If a fly ball starts its flight well within fair range, but curves into the foul area such that it lands in foul territory, it is foul. If a ball goes out of the infield, lands in fair territory, but then richochets or rolls foul, then it remains a fair ball. If a ball rolls in fair ground but goes foul before it leaves the infield, then it is a foul ball.


Is the ball fair or foul if it is a line drive and you are in fair territory but reach in foul territory to catch it and touch the ball?

It is considered a foul out. The ball determines wether it is fair or foul.


If a batter hits the ball but it strikes home plate before touching the ground is this ball fair or foul?

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.

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