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Old Tue Aug 06, 2013, 12:29pm
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Originally Posted by jicecone View Post
Do batter really step out of the box while hitting the ball?

I've never seen that.
Not likely in MLB.

Youth (including HS), especially bunting and still learning --- yes.

The rare times I've seen it in FRONT of the plate were usually batters setting up far in the front to adjust to a slower than normal pitcher, then not paying attention when they lunge at a ball. The few times I've called it, it was VERY obvious and most of them didn't even cause the manager to come out.
I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates, who said, 'I drank what?'

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