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RulesMLB Umpire Manual


Definitions of Terms: When in contact with the ground, a ball must be in contact with fair territory and not merely over fair territory in order to be adjudged to be fair.


NCAA 7-6 Fair Ball

Fair Ball SECTION 6. A fair ball is a legally batted ball that: a. Settles on fair ground between home plate and first base or between home plate and third base; b. Is on or over fair ground when bounding to the outfield past first or third base; c. First falls on fair ground on…

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