SECTION 19. A ball not in play because play legally has been suspended temporarily.
2-37 A throw is the act of voluntarily losing possession through having the ball leave the hand for a purpose other than a pitch. It may result in the ball being bounced, handed, rolled, tossed …
5-1-1 Ball becomes dead immediately when:
a pitch touches a batter or his clothing (8-1-1d), a runner (8-3-1a);
The ball becomes dead even though the batter strikes at it (8-1-1d).
the ball is illegally batted (7-3-2 and 7-4-1a) …