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Bat Boy, Ball Boy Interference

Bat boy, ball boy interference is called only if it is judged that the bat boy intentionally interfered with the play.

When a bat boy or ball boy interferes with a play, interference is only called if the interference is intentional. Because the bat boy is authorized to be on the playing field, as long as he or any authorized on field personnel attempts to avoid a fielder, there should be no call because interference in these situations is decided on the basis of the bat boy’s actions. If the bat boy fields a thrown or…

When a bat boy or ball boy interferes with a play, interference is only called if the interference is intentional. Because the bat boy is authorized to be on the playing field, as long as he or any authorized on field personnel attempts to avoid a fielder, there should be no call because interference in these situations is decided on the basis of the bat boy’s actions. If the bat boy fields a thrown or…

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...stated above, interference in these situations is decided on the basis of the bat boy’s actions and his actions by rule did not constitute interference.

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