A batter’s jewelry is hit by the pitch.

A batter’s jewelry is hit by the pitch.

If a batter’s loose garment or equipment, such as a shirt that is not worn properly, is touched by a pitched ball, the batter is not entitled to first base. Jewelry is not permissible to be worn except for religious or medical reasons. A player wearing such jewelry must have it tucked inside of their jersey and it can not be showing. If the jewelry is illegal, the player and coach will be given a verbal warning and the next player to commit the offense will be ejected.

November 19, 2019
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