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# What is the ruling for ASA softball on a pitched ball that hits the black part of the plate?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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According to the rule book, the umpire will declare the pitch a strike if the ball touches the batter as the batter strikes at the ball, or if the ball touches the batter while the ball is in the strike zone.

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Q: What is the ruling for ASA softball on a pitched ball that hits the black part of the plate?
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I believe what you were told is correct

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