Was there ever a rule in Major League baseball, where if a batter hit four foul balls he was called out?

Liked this question? Tell your friends about it

3 Answers

Order by
Oldest to Newest
Newest to Oldest
Votes

I believe so, a long time ago.

If it's not fun, you're doing it wrong. FREE !!! Help the U.N. feed people by playing a free game at freerice.com It's free, fun and educational. Professor Snotsengabber, a charter member of S.N.O.T.S.

Baseball came from a nearly identical game called townball and at that time 4 fouls in one at bat was an out, according to the sources of baseball history I have read. At one time, a strikeout was 4 strikes. In townball, the bat was flat like a paddle or an oar.

none that i am aware of. luke appling of chicago used to do it  intentionally, trying to  run up pitch counts  and enrage pitchers. it worked; he's in the hall of fame with 2 batting titles and at age77,hit a long homer in the old timers all star game years ago.

Related Questions

Other people asked questions on similar topics, check out the answers they received:

Asked: t-ball rules can an umpire call a player out on ...

t-ball rules can an umpire call a player out on the last strike if the ball is foul?

Asked: What baseball player has had a 4 ball 3 strike ...

what baseball player has had a 4 ball 3 strike count besides Yunel Escobar, Tampa Bay

Asked: Baseball rules 1st and 3rd with 1 out. fly ball ...

baseball rules 1st and 3rd with 1 out. fly ball to outfield which is caught. runner on 3rd tags and scores. runner on 1st fails to tag and is called out. does run score ?

Ask a Question... We'll forward it to people who know

More Questions

On Major League Baseball 2K8 how do you know what there going to

I'm not sure but you might ask in a gaming forum. Good luck!

Who has the most consecutive times on base in major league baseball world

Billy Hatcher with nine in 1990, tied by David Ortiz in 2013.

On average, how many baseballs are used in a major league game?

It is true approx 6 dozen baseballs are used in a Major League Baseball game. coachbest007@yahoo.com

Who decided to give baseball players numbers?

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4GGLL_enUS349US349&q=Who+decided+to+give+baseball+players+numbers%3f +