It makes it easier to call a home run or a foul ball. The call is made by standing on the baseline and looking into the outfield, but the ball is small and mistakes can be made. By putting the screen up the ball that doesn't hit the screen is usually so far fair that its easy to make the call. Since home runs generally 'hook' around the pole, the screen extends from the foul pole into fair ground because if it hooks foul, it also tends to be fairly obvious. If the ball HITS the foul pole its fair and that also tends to be obvious too, usually the deflection is immediately noticed. Mistakes still get made though. I have seen a play where a player hit a short home run over the left field wall which bounced back out, and was fielded by the left fielder. The ball was definitely gone on the replay, but the umpire somehow had a poor view of the play. The way the ball bounced looked more like a shot off the outfield wall than a home run.
Technicals, charge, reach, bartending, double dribble, up and down, holding, tripping, pushing, punching, elbowing, team foul, offensive foul, over the back, hand checking, illegal screen, illegal blocking, fighting foul, flagrant foul, loose ball foul, away from the play foul, double foul and blocking. whew. that's a lot 2 type in at once.
Is there any reason to suspect foul play?
If you cross the foul line, it will constitute a foul. The most common is your foot sliding past the approach, crossing the line and touching the lane. Another common reason is becoming unbalanced after releasing the ball to where you stumble and a part of your body touches the line or beyond the foul line.
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holding pushing tripping charging illegal screen blocking hitting technical flagrant
foul as in; foul smell: nauseabond, infect, sale foul as in; foul play: jeu deloyal (malveillance)
When it is an offensive foul.
a foul is a gross thing. or it could be a foul in basketball, but im gonna talk about a different kind of foul.. A foul is sometimes a stench. i know someone who IS a foul. nvm..
A screen in basketball is when one man on your team free's up another player on your team by 'blocking' the defender as your teammate runs of the screen or 'block.' When setting the screen, you are not allowed to move your feet, otherwise it is an illegal screen and an offensive foul. After the screen has been set, the player is freed from his defending to dribble or shoot with extra space.
If it is offsides its a team foul if its charging or illegal contact to another player its a personal foul
Foul (as in foul ball) and fowl (as in a bird)
yes because it is a type of foul