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When they play on their own field.

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Q: When does the visiting team become the home team in baseball?
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What sports allows for the visiting team to always play offense first?

In Baseball, the visiting team gets the first "at bat". The home team always gets to go last in order to give them the "home field advantage" of evening up the score.

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The Visiting team can win by any margin, one to an infinit number. But a home team can only win a game by one, two, three or four runs.

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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.

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