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# If a batter hits the ball and breaks the bat can he still run?

Updated: 12/11/2022

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17y ago

If he puts the ball in play in fair territory, he has no choice but to run, broken bat has nothing to do with it.
Phil

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Q: If a batter hits the ball and breaks the bat can he still run?
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