What happens if a player walks up to the batters box unannounced?
We have all seen pinch hitters enter the game where the standard protocol is followed: the manager comes out of the dugout and points out to the umpire that he has a new hitter entering the game, and the umpire points to the press box officially entering the player into the game. What happens if a player walks up to the batters box unannounced? Major League Umpire, Ted Barrett, and Chris Welsh discuss the correct ruling on this play in a simple and easy to understand video.
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