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Old Mon Apr 09, 2018, 05:01pm
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Originally Posted by CecilOne View Post
The rule says the pivot foot must be ON or partially ON the top surface of the pitching plate. Either the toe, heel or entire foot MUST be ON or partially ON the pitching plate.

Technically, if the pivot foot toe is butted against the back of the plate or the heel is butted against the front, that is by rule illegal.

Call or no-call?
Call it. NFHS is the only major code that I work that only requires one foot on the pitching plate. If they have zero feet on the plate, it's an IP everytime.
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