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Umpire Article

Volume 4, No. 4  

 April  2009


You Make the Call
By Little League

Is a Pitched Ball Ruled Dead on a Foul-Tip?

A foul-tip is a ball that goes sharp and direct from the bat to the catcher’s glove, and is caught. If it is not caught it is a foul ball and the ball is dead. If it IS caught, it is a strike and the ball is alive. See Rule 2.00 FOUL TIP.


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