foul ball


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foul ball

In baseball, a ball that is hit past the foul line (and thus outside the playing field). I started to run as soon as I heard the bat hit the ball, but it turned out to be a foul ball, so I had to go back to second base.
See also: ball, foul
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That is, once these preliminary foul balls subsided.
Waddell lifted a foul ball over the right field bleachers that landed on the roof of a baked bean cannery next door.
He had not reacted to the foul ball episode on his official Twitter account at the time this report was published.
And Cruz remained at bat since he had hit a foul ball.
A fan, leaning out to grab a foul ball during the fifth inning of the game between the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers, fell approximately 30 feet from section 235 in the club level to 0x20of Rangers Ballpark in Arlington to the lower seating bowl below.
But the field coaches don't think additional safety measures are needed, even after a minor league peer was struck and killed by a foul ball during a game Sunday.
In the bottom of the fourth inning, Rice, who was standing at the edge of the dugout, was drilled in the left elbow - her non-pitching arm - by a foul ball from teammate Ann Marie Topps.
You may be trampled and bruised, but if you catch a foul ball at a major league baseball game, it--s yours.
Another sign that I was in a very nonfan atmosphere developed around the sixth or seventh inning when a foul ball was hit straight back to the press box and bounced off the seat next to me.
But shortly after the field was reopened, it was shut down again because, according to city officials, the foul ball problem had not been completely eliminated.
A young boy was none too pleased to miss a foul ball at Tuesday night's San Francisco Giants game.
Garcia was struck on the right cheek when a foul ball hit by San Diego's Russell Branyan during the top of the seventh inning of the Dodgers' 9-3 victory against the Padres ricocheted off the wall down the first-base line,
FIRST BASEMAN PETE ROSE IS CREDITED WITH MAKING ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS PLAYS IN PHILLIES HISTORY, grabbing a foul ball that deflected off the mitt of catcher Bob Boone in the last inning of the club's title-clinching win in the 1980 World Series.
The inspiration for the design was when Annette attended a baseball game and saw a seven year-old boy, on his first trip to a baseball game, catch a foul ball.
Emily, the 3-year-old girl that made headlines for throwing a foul ball back caught by her father at the Phillies' game was interviewed by reporters.