CATCHER’S MITT Rule 3.04
Topics: Umpire Manual Rules
The catcher may not substitute a fielder’s glove or a first baseman’s mitt for a catcher’s mitt during the progress of the game or on any individual play. The catcher may use a catcher’s mitt with a vinyl fluorescent piece attached.
Something You Probably Don’t Know: The Difference Between a Foul Tip and Foul Ball
Topics: Batter, Catcher, Foul Territory, Official Baseball Rules, Rule of the Week, Umpire
Most baseball fans incorrectly use the terms foul ball and foul tip interchangeably. For those who make this mistake, it might simply be a case of careless use of words… or it could be something more serious: a fuzzy understanding of basic baseball rules. So what is the main difference between a foul tip and…