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If the count were 2-1 that would mean 2 balls and 1 strike. It is NEVER reversed.

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On the count in baseball is the first number strikes or balls?

balls the first number is balls and the second number is Strikes


Are the first two foul balls strikes in a baseball game?

Yes the first two foul balls are strikes unless there aree two strikes. A batter can not strike out on foul balls.


In baseball what is a full count?

A full count in baseball is when the count is 3-2, three balls and two strikes. Four balls is a walk, in which the batter is awarded first base, and three strikes is an out. BPL


How many pitches are there in softball?

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Are you out If thrown by a ball in baseball?

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How many foul balls are allowed before a batter is out?

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How many chances does the batter have to hit the ball before running to first base?

depends on how many innings there are and what the ptcher throws at the batter. the max number of balls thrown could be 2 strikes and 3 balls.


In baseball what does BB stand for?

BB stands for "Base on Balls". It refers to when a batter receives four pitches determined by the umpire as balls before the baseball is either put into play or receives three strikes. In such a case the batter earns a free base and can walk to first base. The batter has received a base on balls.


What does bb stand for in baseball?

BB stands for "Base on Balls". It refers to when a batter receives four pitches determined by the umpire as balls before the Baseball is either put into play or receives three strikes. In such a case the batter earns a free base and can walk to first base. The batter has received a base on balls.


How many strikes or balls will you get in a softball game?

In an at bat a batter as to get 4 balls before they walk. A walk meaning they get to be on first base. In a at bat where there are no foul balls they batter gets three strikes before they are out. If there are foul balls they count as pitches, but a batter can not strike out on a foul ball that is not caught.


When are foul balls strikes?

Only the first 2 foul balls are counted as strikes unless a subsequent foul is a foul tip into the catches glove and they maintain possesion of it or the batter attempts to bunt with two strikes and the ball goes foul. This would be strike three.


What is the first number stikes or balls?

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