Baseball BHCS Secondary PE Baseball Baseball is an

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Baseball BHCS Secondary PE

Baseball BHCS Secondary PE

Baseball ● Baseball is an American sports that played with two teams. ● Each

Baseball ● Baseball is an American sports that played with two teams. ● Each team can have 40 players but 9 players can play on the field. The objective ● The objective of the game is to make more runs (scores) on your team than the opposite team.

To score a run ● The player must bat or hit the ball between

To score a run ● The player must bat or hit the ball between the foul lines. ● Run across the three bases and back to home.

Foul ● If the player hits the ball outside the foul line, it is

Foul ● If the player hits the ball outside the foul line, it is foul ball and the player is not allowed to run.

Positions in Baseball ● ● ● ● ● Pitcher Catcher First baseman Second baseman

Positions in Baseball ● ● ● ● ● Pitcher Catcher First baseman Second baseman Third baseman Shortstop Left fielder Center fielder Right fielder

The essence of the game is between the pitcher and batter. (who hits the

The essence of the game is between the pitcher and batter. (who hits the ball) The batter’s job is to hit the ball between the foul lines and try to make runs. The pitcher’s job is to get the batter out by making strikes. They must throw the ball into the strike zone. ● Strike zone- an imaginary box above the home plate. Strike zone

Strikes ● If the pitcher throws the ball in the strike zone, it is

Strikes ● If the pitcher throws the ball in the strike zone, it is strike. ● If the batter swings and miss the ball in or outside the strike zone, it is strike. ● If the batter swings and hits the foul, that is strike as well. But it is only counted as strike up to two fouls. ● If the pitcher makes 3 strikes, it will be an out. Ball ● If the pitcher throws the ball outside the strike zone, it is called a ball. ● If the batter collects, or gets four balls, then the batter can go to the first base.

Few other ways to get the batter out Thrown/ Forced out ● If the

Few other ways to get the batter out Thrown/ Forced out ● If the batter hits the ball along the ground and the opposing team can catch and throw the ball to the base that batter is running to. Tagged out ● The batter can be tagged out between the bases. Fly out ● If the batter hits the ball and the ball is caught in the air by the opposing team, that will be fly out.

3 outs = ½ innings completed ● There are total of 9 innings in

3 outs = ½ innings completed ● There are total of 9 innings in the game. Each team plays ½ inning as offense and the other ½ inning as defense. ● There are no ties in the baseball and if the scores are tied at the 9 th inning, extra innings will be played to determine the winner.

Home Run ● If the batter hits the ball outside the park between the

Home Run ● If the batter hits the ball outside the park between the foul lines, it is home run. The batter and anyone standing on the bases, can freely return to home to score. Stealing bases ● To help the batter move along the base, some players who is standing on the base, will try to make a run to steal the next base. Tagging up ● if the ball is caught in the air, and any player standing on the base must start from that base to go to the next base.