Terms in this set (24)
fair ball hit over the outfield fence between the two foul poles. Batter and any runners on base are awarded home plate and each scores a run
the defense must create three "outs" by strikeout, force-out, fly-out,or tag-out, before it can switch to offense.
Scored when an offensive player safely tags home plate
A batter strategically hits the ball into an out situation to advance or score a runner. Usually a "sacrifice bunt" or "sacrifice fly"
Called when a base runner reaches a base without getting tagged out or avoids a force out
a ball that a batter kicks and misses, kicks foul, or fails to kick in the strike zone. A batter strikes out after three strikes
occurs during when a kicker accumulates three strikes, at which point the player is called out
the area between 1 foot of each side of home base
a base runner that is not on base when she is tagged by a player with the ball is out
a player waits for a fly ball to be caught before advancing to the next base or else the defense can throw the ball to the base that the runner was on before she can return to it and record another out
a play during which the defense records three outs
four balls from a pitcher results in the batter receiving a "walk' and the batter automatically advances to 1st base. Players on successive bases who are "forced" to advance may move to the next base. Also called "base on balls"
Nicholas C Suess
year kickball was invented
where kickball was invented
a player's turn batting while her team is on offense
pitch that travels outside the strike zone that the hitter does not swing at. Four balls result in a walk
a soft hit produced by holding the bat in a stationary position over the home plate. Often used to advance a base runner
term used to describe batter's balls and strikes during an at-bat. The number of balls is first, followed by the number of strikes. "Three and two" is three balls and two strikes
a play in which the defense records two outs
a ball that, when hit, lands between the two foul lines and stays in bounds past firs tor third base. A home run is also a fair ball
if a ball is caught by one of the nine fielders before it bounces, the batter is out. Base runners must tag-up during a fly-out
after a batter hits the ball, she must advance to 1st base. The dense can get her out by throwing the filded ball to 1st base before the urnner reaches the base. Additionallly, other base runners must advance if they are forced by a base runner behind them
ball hit outside the two foul lines. Results in a strike. When a batter hits a foul ball with two strikes, the count remains the same and at bat continues, because a foul cannot cause a strikeout. A "foul tip" is a foul ball hit directly behind the batter.