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It depends, in little league, the shortstop is the rule. Usually, the shortstop will cover for a left handed hitter, and the second baseman will cover for a right handed hitter.

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Q: Who covers second base on a steal from first?
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Who covers second in a steal from 1st base?

Either the second basemen or the short stop in responsible for covering second when a runner is trying to steal.


What base was Herman Schaefer the first to steal from second?

First base, in 1908.


Can you steal first base?

Yes you can steal first base when you get hit


Can a runner on first base be thrown out if he is attempting to steal second base on ball four?

No. After ball four is thrown to the batter it is a base on balls. The batter is entitled to first base, and any base runner forced ahead may advance. Even if the runner on first is attempting to steal on the pitch, he is awarded second base and cannot be thrown out. Of course the runner from first is award second base, but is only protected up to the base. If he overruns or overslides the second base because in his steal attempt he was not paying attention, he can be tagged out if he is off the bag.


When can a runner steal second base?

when the pitcher makes his first move towards home.


Can you steal first base In little league?

You can't steal first in any league. You can only steal once reaching base.


What are all the possible ways that a base runner may move from first base to second base?

steal Hit batter double balk walk walk then run to second


What is agood time for a high school catcher to throw a softball to second base?

Runner attempting a steal from first, or a runner caught returning to second base.


Who is it easier to steal first base from left or right handed pitcher?

You can't steal first base. It's easier to steal second base off of a right handed pitcher because the right handed pitcher has his back to the runner on first, and therefore has a harder time trying to pick the runner off.


What does You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first mean?

It mean when you are playing baseball, you cant go from first to second until after some one kicks it. And keep your foot on first_keep your foot on the first base!


How can you steel first base in baseball?

You cannot steal first base in baseball.


Who covers second on a stolen base?

the short stop does


Can a batter that has been walked take off to second?

When a batter is walked, they can only go to first base at first. Once they are on first base and the next batter is up to bat, they can steal, or advance on a base hit.


Can a pitcher throw to second with a man on first who is trying to steal second base?

As long as the pitcher steps OFF the rubber first, then yes he can. He may not, however, spin and throw to second base. HE MUST step off the rubber and become an "infielder."


Can you delay steal off of first base?

Yes


What is a delayed steal?

The delayed steal is a method of taking base using more of technique, then actual speed or a good jump to get to second base. The key is that the middle infielders are not checking their base after every pitch with a man on first base. In other words, a middle infielder must take a few steps towards second after every pitch. When the middle infielders do not do so, second base is ripe to be taken via the delay.


How far is first base to second base?

The distance between first base and second base is 90 feet.


If a player attempts to steal second base can the pitcher turn and throw to second base instead of delivering the ball to home?

If he's already started his motion to home, he cannot stop and throw to second base. That would be a balk. But if he hasn't started his motion to home, he can throw to second base, but he has to disengage from the pitching rubber first.


How many ways to score from second base?

You can score from second base several ways. First, you can score on a single if it is hit far enough. You can also score on an error. You can steal third and make it home on a bunt or a hit. You can reach home from second base with a sacrifice hit, or an extra base hit by the batter.


Who was the first player to steal a base in the World Series?

The first stolen base in World Series history was by Boston's third baseman and manager Jimmy Collins in the second game of the 1903 Series against Pittsburgh.


How do you get to second base?

you usually get there on the second date, but u gota get to first base first.


Can a runner on first steal a base on a strike swing?

if a batter swings and misses and a runner is on base and the runner is stealing then he can steal a base. Not sure what you mean though on a strike swing.


May you advance to second base after a walk in fastpitch softball?

yes, if you are the batter you can get walked and then steal second you've touched 1st but if you round the base and then go back to first you are out. Technically you have committed to second so i would suggest getting into a run down.


Can you block second base during a steal attempt?

You can block any base as long as you have the ball, if you do not have the ball you can be called for interference and the runner can have the base.


What is the distance for first base to second base in baseball?

89'-4" First base, 16" square is inside the base line. Second base is on the intersection of the base lines. If First base is 16" square, from the center of First base to the center of second base is 89'-4"