Re: Brandon McCarthy Suffered A Skull Fracture, An Epidural Hemorrhage & Brain Contus
Originally Posted by klw
As far as I know you can't run over the first baseman on purpose and see no reason to allow it at home. .
If the throw to a first basemen takes him off the bag and into the baserunners path going to first base then yes he can be legally run over. The same goes if the catcher or any other fielder receives the ball in the basepath or is in the process of receiving the ball then he can be knocked on his keister to.
"Boys, I'm one of those umpires that misses 'em every once in a while so if it's close, you'd better hit it." Cal Hubbard