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Monday, September 22, 2008
Seven batters come up in an 1/2 inning, yet no one scores. How is this possible? There are no substitions.
Posted by Unknown at 11:34 AM
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They all only advance one base at a time. And the person on third gets out before making it home.ReplyDelete
Batters one and 2 fly out. Batters 3,4,5 get on base, loading the bases. Batter 6 hits a grand slam, but never touches first base. According to the rules of Baseball, the pitcher cannot protest to the umpire until the seventh batter comes up to hit. When he comes up to hit, the pitcher protests, and Batter 6 is counted as out, without getting even a single, and the inning ends.ReplyDelete
Could bases be loaded and from there on each batter strikes out?ReplyDelete
"Could bases be loaded and from there on each batter strikes out?"ReplyDelete
Even then, that only accounts for 6 batters.
The three on the bases, and then the three strike outs.