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Foul at the Pitch

Dave Mangin from Fortuna, CA asks:

What are the rules if first baseman has one foot entirely in foul terratory while holding a runner on first base?

All fielders must be comp... Read More

Calling A Ball Foul And Then Fair

Armond Yusi from Port Chester, NY asks:

Can the ump call the ball foul and then three seconds later call it fair?

There is no rule stating that an umpire cannot change his ca... Read More

Going From Foul to Fair Territory

Dee from Connecticut asks:

The ball hits the ground in foul territory, bounces, hits first base, and continues in fair territory. Is that a foul or fair ball?

Assuming that t... Read More