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The top half of the inning is when the visiting team is batting. When the home team is batting, that is called the bottom half of the inning.

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How many outs are there in a inning?

There are a total of 6 outs per inning... 3 for the Visiting team (top half of the inning)... and 3 for the Home team (bottom half of the inning).


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What does top of the fifth mean?

With respects to the sport of baseball (which I believe is the root of your question), the term "top of the fifth" simply refers to the first half of the fifth inning during which the visiting team has the opportunity to bat. After the visiting team cycles through their allotted three outs, the inning enters the bottom of the inning. Each inning has both a "top" and "bottom" half. The actual term "top" or "bottom" of an inning stems from the placement of the score on either the top or bottom section of a scoreboard or scorecard.


Halfway through a baseball game is in what inning?

In MLB, half way through a baseball game is top of the fifth. There is no half game out to strike ratio but half of a baseball game is top 5.


How many outs are there in an a inning?

6. 3 In the top half for the visiting team and 3 in the bottom half for the home team


Do stats count in the top half of an inning if the bottom of the inning is not played due to rain?

If a game is called in the middle of an inning, but it is still a complete game (ie, the team that is behind when the game is called had five full innings to score runs), then all stats in that first half of an inning count.


In base ball how many outs are there in an innings?

In a half inning, the top or bottom inning (away or home team respectively) there are 3 outs. In a full inning there are 6 outs.


How many outs are there in the half inning?

3 per half inning


Who plays first in the first inning of baseball the home team or the visiting team?

I think you are asking who "Bats" first? The Visiting team bats first at the top of the inning for each inning with the Home team playing the field. After 3 outs they switch. Unless there is a tie they play for 9 innings (8 and a half if the home team is leading at the top of the 9th inning).


When is the first half in baseball?

In baseball language, there is no first or second half as one sees in an American football game. Now the game has nine innings. Speaking mathematically, when the game reaches its 4.5 worth of innings played, that can be called a half. Benchmarks of tradition are the 7th inning stretch which is the end of the visiting team's 7th inning. The time between the top half of the 7th inning, and when the bottom half begins, it's called the 7th inning stretch. In many baseball stadiums a song such as "God Bless America" is played, normally from a recording.


What sport does top of the fifth belong to?

The term "top of the fifth" belongs to the sport of Baseball. A professional regulation game of baseball has nine innings. Each inning has a top and bottom. In each half of the inning, two different teams have a chance to score by batting. So if the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals were playing, and the Cardinals were "at bat" in the "top of the fifth," St. Louis would be the team batting at that time. When 3 strikes have occurred, the inning proceeds to the "bottom of the fifth" and the Cubs would be at bat.


Is the bottom of the ninth the last inning or is it the top of the ninth?

The bottom or top of the ninth.... INNING! It's both!


Is it possible for there to be a walk off home run at the top of an inning?

No. By definition, a walk-off home run is a home run that ends the game. Therefore, a walk-off home run can only be hit by the home team in the bottom half of an inning.


How many outs in an inning?

6 outs, 3 in each half inning


Baseball has how many outs in an inning?

In total there are 6 outs in an whole inning but each half inning only has 3 outs.


How many outs must the the defence in softball get to end the half inning?

3 outs must be made defensively for a half inning to come to an end


What about the largest extra inning comeback in the bottom of the inning?

April 21, 1991: Cubs Vs. Pirates. Cubs score 5 in the top of the eleventh but the Pirates score six to win it in the bottom half. Final score: 13-12. Equaled on September 27, 2011: Dodgers Vs. Diamondbacks. Dodgers score 5 in the top of the tenth but in the bottom half, the Diamondbacks rally for 6 runs for a final score of 7-6.


What sport does the term top of the fifth come from?

The term 'Top of the fifth' comes from the sport of baseball and is when the visiting team is batting during the fifth inning. The 'top' of an inning is when the visiting team is batting. The 'bottom' of an inning is when the home team is batting.


Where did the terms top and bottom of an inning come from?

On a scoreboard, the visitor's inning by inning score is shown above the home team's score. So the visitor's score is on the top and the home team's is on the bottom.


The second part of an inning is called what?

The second half of the inning is called the bottom of the ________(insert inning here). For example: bottom of the 3rd.


How many outs can you get in a innings?

In one inning there is six outs, but in one half inning there is three.


What happens three times in one full inning?

not outs. 3 outs in a half inning.


In which sport do participants use top of the fifth?

Baseball. 5th being the inning and top being the away team batting, starting off the inning.