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# What happens if you swing a baseball bat and accidentally hit the catcher?

Updated: 9/27/2023

Xwizardgodx

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12y ago

If you caught a Baseball bat, I imagine it'd be just like catching a baseball, you'd get to keep it as a souvenir.

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15y ago

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The batter gets to take his base because the catcher has caused interference.

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