January 19, 2024

The Conduct of the Catcher at the Plate

The responsibilities of the catcher to avoid a collision at home plate

The Conduct of the Catcher at the Plate

This video discusses the responsibilities of a CATCHER in regards to collisions at home plate – Rule 6.01 (i).  The rule is designed to prevent injury between the runner and the catcher, and both share responsibilities to avoid a collision.

Rich Marazzi

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