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The First 45 Feet from Home to First are Valuable Real Estate

If the batter-runner runs out of the box the last 45 feet between home and first base, he runs the risk of being called out for interference if he interferes with the first baseman (or second baseman) who is “taking” the throw, usually from the pitcher or catcher. However, when the first baseman is “making” a throw to the plate, the batter-runner can run the entire 90-feet from home to first base outside the box…

If the batter-runner runs out of the box the last 45 feet between home and first base, he runs the risk of being called out for interference if he interferes with the first baseman (or second baseman) who is “taking” the throw, usually from the pitcher or catcher. However, when the first baseman is “making” a throw to the plate, the batter-runner can run the entire 90-feet from home to first base outside the box…

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...he is going to. The first 45 feet from home to first is valuable territory that is usually ignored by the batter-runner in various situations.

 

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