Rounders, Quoits, Bowls, Skittles and Curling

Rounders, Quoits, Bowls, Skittles and Curling

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...or has been forced to vacate his base by a succeeding base-runner. Two men may not occupy the same base. 15. A base-runner leaving first, second, or third base on a "foul" hit (see Rule 10, b), must return to his base, and may not leave the same until the ball has been delivered to the pitcher standing in his square; and the base-runner may not be put out in so returning to his base., . A Base-runner Is Out. 16. (a) He shall be out if, at any time while the ball is in play, he be touched with the ball in the hand of the fieldsman, unless part of his (the base-runner's) person be touching a base. Except if in running to first base only, he over-run said base, after first touching it, provided he turns to the right and retouches the base without delay. If in over-running first base he also attempt to run to second base, he shall forfeit such exemption from being put out. (b) He shall be out if he obstruct a fieldsman while fielding a fair hit, or if he intentionally interfere with a thrown ball. 17. As many base-runners as possible may be put out by fieldsman at any time while the ball is in play. Skipping A Base. 18. If a base-runner, in running to a base, fail to touch the intervening base or bases in proper order, he may be put out at the base he fails to touch or by himself being touched with the ball in the hand of a fieldsman. Forced To Vacate Bases.-19. If there be a player on first base when the batsman becomes a base-runner, such player shall be forced to vacate his base. 20. If a player have been forced to vacate his base, and there be another player on the next base to the one he has vacated, such other player shall likewise be forced to vacate his base, but he may go back, and remain on his base should the base-runner...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236762495
  • 9781236762498