Softball Study Guide
Terms in this set (14)
How many players are on the field for 16" softball?
between 6-12 feet high
How high should the arc be when you pitch the ball?
-when the batter swings and misses the ball
-when the ball is hit into foul territory
-the pitched ball drops on the "strike mat" and the batter did not swing
When is it a strike?
What is it when a pitched ball lands OFF the "strike mat"?
you are out
What happens if you are running the bases and you get hit by a batted ball before the fielding team touches the ball?
to be a fielder
When you play a base, what is your first responsibility?
When playing 16" softball, can you steal, bunt, or lead-off?
Each team bats and is allowed three outs
What happens in each inning?
When a single batted ball causes two outs
What is a double play?
when the fielding team can make an out just by having the ball and touching the base where the runner is trying to advance
What is a "force out"?
when you are base running where the runner goes back to the base on a fly ball, waits for the ball to be caught, and then tries to go to the next base
What is "tagging up"?