All of the following statements are FALSE. Read the explanations and rule references to find out why.
- Then hands are considered part of the bat.
- The batter-runner must turn to his right after over-running first base.
- If the batter breaks his wrists when swinging, it's a strike.
- If a batted ball hits the plate first it's a foul ball.
- The batter cannot be called out for interference if he is in the batter's box.
- The ball is dead on a foul-tip.
- The batter may not switch batter''s boxes after two strikes.
- The batter who batted out of order is the person declared out.
- The batter may not overrun first base when he gets a base-on-balls.
- The batter is out if he stars for the dugout before going to first after a dropped third strike.
- If the batter does not pull the bat out of the strike zone while in the bunting position, it's an automatic strike.
- the batter is out if a bunted ball hits the ground and bounces back up and hits the bat while the batter is holding the bat.
- The batter is out if his foot touches the plate.
- The batter-runner is always out if he runs outside the running lane after a bunted ball.
- A runner is out if he slaps hands or high-fives other players, after a home run is hit over the fence.
- Tie goes to the runner.
- The runner gets the base he's going to, plus one on a ball thrown out-of-play.
- Anytime a coach touches a runner, the runner is out.
- Runners may never run the bases in reverse order.
- The runner must always slide when the play is close.
- The runner is always safe when hit by a batted ball while touching a base.
- A runner may not steal on a foul-tip.
- It is a force out when a runner is called out for not tagging up on a fly ball.
- An appeal on a runner who missed a base cannot be a force out.
- A runner is out if he runs out of the baseline to avoid a fielder who is fielding a batted ball.
- Runners may not advance when an infield fly is called.
- No run can score when a runner is called out for the third out for not tagging up.
- A pitch that bounces to the plate cannot be hit.
- The batter does not get first base if hit by a pitch after it bounces.
- If a fielder holds a fly ball for 2 seconds it's a catch.
- You must tag the base with your foot on a force out or appeal.
- The ball is always immediately dead on a balk.
- If a player's feet are in fair territory when the ball is touched, it is a fair ball.
- The ball must always be returned to the pitcher before an appeal can bee made.
- With no runners on base, it is a ball if the pitcher starts his windup and then stops.
- The pitcher must come to a set position before a pick-off throw.
- The pitcher must step off the rubber before a pick-off throw.
- If a fielder catches a fly ball and then falls over the fence it is a home run.
- The ball is dead anytime an umpire is hit by the ball.
- The home plate umpire can overrule the other umpires at anytime.
VV Batter's Box