Rule 2 – Section 6 – BATTED BALL

Rule 2 – Section 6 – BATTED BALL

2-6-1   A batted or thrown ball is in flight until it has touched the ground or some object other than a fielder.

2-6-2   A fly ball is a batted ball which rises an appreciable height above the ground.

2-6-3   A line drive is a batted ball which travels parallel, or nearly so, with the ground through most of its flight.

2-6-4   A ground ball is one which is neither a fly nor a line drive.

October 6, 2019
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