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# How far can you carry bat toward first base?

Updated: 12/3/2022

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### Can you carry a bat around the bases when you hit a home run?

No, if you touch first base with the bat in your hands you are out. The above answer is wrong. There is no rule covering this. A runner can carry the bat all the way around the bases without violating a rule. Where do you people get your knowledge?

### Does a batter have to drop his bat at first base after hitting a home run?

Unless you are talking about professional baseball, yes the batter can decline to take the issued walk. Only in minor leagues such as competitive fastpitch softball can you reject this. However, it rarely happens because the batter sometimes would rather get the free base than ground out, pop out, or strike out!

Yes they can.

no

yes

### If the batter gets to base on balls is it a turn at bat?

Base on balls is a walk. So, A girl is up to bat and she gets 4 balls. She goes to first. Her at-bat is now over. And now its time for the on-deck hitter to hit.

### Where does it say in any rule that the batter is out if he carries the bat to first base?

There is no rule that says that.

### What does the batter do if he or she hits the ball fair?

Drop the bat, and start running to first base.

### 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.

### Batting average walks?

No. Walks do not count toward batting average. If you get a walk in your first at bat, you will still be 0-0.

### When a bat hits a ball the impulse is what?

It is equivalent to the change in momentum of the ball.

### Is a base ball bat a lever?

No, but swinging the bat is a lever.