Originally Posted by AvesIce51
You are correct. Unless you are swinging, or bunting, the hand is yours, not the bats. Where would she come up with this? Probably every other day in MLB someone gets hit in the hand.
The only thing that makes sense with her argument is that she is thinking of basketball where your hand is considered part of the ball when it is on it.
I actually hear this line of thinking alot. You'd be surprised how many people actually believe "the hand is part of the bat".