Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each, that take turns batting and fielding. The game is in play when a player on the fielding team, called the pitcher, throws a ball that a player on the batting team tries to hit with a bat.
This team’s goal is to hit the ball into play, away from their opponents’ players, allowing their players to run bases and advance counter-clockwise around four of the bases to score “runs.”
The fielding team’s goal is to keep runners from advancing around the bases and to keep batters from becoming runners. Running around the bases and touching home plate constitutes a run (the place where the player started as a batter).
There are only two ways that a batter can reach first base uninjured: either by getting there before an opponent who is holding the ball does or by getting out of reach of a pitcher who refuses to let him get to it.
A runner may attempt to advance to the next base if he or she reaches first base without being called “out” during the batting team’s turn.
Where Is The Best Place To Sit At A Baseball Game?
In baseball stadiums across the United States, the third-base line offers the most desirable seating options. The next step is to take a seat either behind home plate or along the first baseline.