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Discussion: Pitching Rule

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Aug. 7, 2023
NYGNYY
215 posts
Pitching Rule
Does the pitcher have to start with the ball being presented outside his or her glove? I donít see this explained anywhere in the SSUSA rules. Thanks
Aug. 8, 2023
B.J.
1105 posts
C. No ... The pitcher must come to a full and complete stop with the ball in front of the body. The front of the body must face the batter. This position must be maintained at least one second before starting the pitch.
Aug. 9, 2023
BruceinGa
Men's 70
3233 posts
The rule is somewhat misleading. Rule says ball in front of body. I guess it can be inside of glove.
I don't think I've ever seen a pitcher called on this, or even the one second pause.
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