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Old Tue May 07, 2019, 09:35am
Manny A Manny A is offline
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There is a specific rule in NCAA play that prohibits players from touching any runners, including the batter-runner, as they run the bases following a home run. There is a separate rule that prohibits players from setting up in fair territory as they wait for the runners to touch home plate on a home run. The first violation is a warning to the team, and a subsequent violation is an out on the player being touched or on the BR if a player is in fair territory.

NFHS has no such rules.
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