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Rule 6.01(h): There are two types of obstruction and a different mechanic is used with each type. 1.) The first type of obstruction (Official Baseball Rule 6.01(h)(1)) deals with cases when the runner is obstructed WHILE a play is being made on such runner. Examples of this type of obstruction include: (1) Runner is obstructed…

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