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Austin Jackson’s Amazing Catch and the Catch Rule

Indians’ center fielder Austin Jackson arguably made one of the greatest catches in baseball history, when the Red Sox hosted the Indians on Aug. 1.  I’m sure you have seen this spectacular catch by now. The play occurred in the fifth inning, when Hanley Ramirez drilled a pitch from Indians’ reliever Dan Otero to deep center, where […]

Official Rules of NCAA-Level Baseball

NCAA 6-1d

In order to make a legal catch, a fielder must have secure possession of the ball before stepping into the dead ball area, including a dugout. [OBR 5.09a1 Comment: A fielder may reach into, but not step into, a dugout to make a catch.]