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fair territory

The area formed by the 90° angle between home plate and first and third bases.
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If the throw was in fair territory, then go ahead and make the call.
If Smoak made the catch in fair territory, Kiermaier would still be out but Ramos would be sent to first base and replace Kiermaier.
This can be accomplished either by hitting the ball out of play while it is still in fair territory (a conventional home run), or by an inside-the-park home run.
Robert Garcia hit a high popup that third baseman Xavier Turner misplayed as it landed in fair territory between home plate and third base.
They're holding the same ball that the pitcher on the mound just moments before threw at 90 miles per hour, and that a batter at the top of his craft hit just off center, sending it into the stands rather than into its intended target in fair territory.
To identify things by their rightful names, the "foul poles'' in far left and far right field would no longer be deemed in fair territory and result in home runs, but identified as "border poles'' and counted as ground-rule doubles.
Simply put, Ebbets Field was an average offensive park during the Deadball Era, but as more seats were added at the expense of fair territory, the park, not surprisingly, became an offensive heaven.
hitting Melkey Cabera's glove in fair territory, and as seen in this shot, landing approx.
TV replays showed that it landed in fair territory for what would likely have been a double.
Foul pop-up behind the plate, don't budge from the batter's box; forget that the catcher loses it in the sun and the ball ends up falling in fair territory. The list goes on and on, day after day, game after game--without fail, no exaggeration.
When leading from third base, do it in foul territory, and after the pitch has been thrown, come back to third in fair territory.
The umpires favored one rule for both situations, to call the ball fair if it crossed the inner barrier in fair territory regardless of the flight of the ball after that.