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It depends, the other runners can all score once the batter touches first base. if they all touch home than 3 runs are scored regardless of what the batter does next. So as long as the winning run crosses the plate the game is over. If the batter stops at first he is credited with a single, and in this case 3 RBIs

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Q: When a walk off home run is hit does the hitter still have to touch all bases?
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In the game of baseball if you hit a home run is it possible to not score?

Yes. Even when hitting a home run, the hitter must touch all three bases and home plate for the home run to count. Should the batter miss one of the bases when rounding them and the other team notices, the other team can appeal and have the hitter called out at the base the hitter failed to touch.


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If there is a walk off home run with a player on third does the player that hit the home run get credit for the home run since the player walk off the field?

yes i was at a game ware this happendHowever, the player on third who did not go home and touch home plate is out and his run does not count, the batter still must touch all bases and home plate to get credit for the home run.clarification:If this took place with 2 outs, it would not be a walkoff home run as once the runner at 3rd left the field he could be called out for being out of the base path, if the umpire decided not to make this call then he would be out the moment the batter rounded third and "passed him on the bases" -- this would result in a triple for the batter and the inning would end, still tied


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Do you have to run the bases when you hit a home run in baseball?

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