fielder catches ball in out of play area

RulesMLB Umpire Manual


Rule 5.09(a)(1) Comment: The Comment to Official Baseball Rule 5.09(a)(1) stipulates that no fielder may step into or go into a dugout to make a catch. However, if a fielder, after making a legal catch on the playing surface, steps or falls into any out-of-play area at any point while in possession of the ball,…

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