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Ground Rules

Ground rules for games played at Greer Stadium are as follows:

SCREEN

  • Any thrown ball hitting any portion of the screen in back of home plate is IN PLAY.

 

DUGOUTS

  • Any thrown ball hitting the dugout railing, netting, or foundation and rebounding onto the field is IN PLAY
  • A fairly batted or thrown ball that goes into the dugout or camera well or strikes equipment on the dugout steps is considered in the dugout and OUT OF PLAY

 

FOUL POLES

  • Any batted ball hitting a foul pole above the fence line is a HOME RUN.

 

OUTFIELD WALL

  • The outfield wall is two-tiered from the left field foul pole to the batter's eye.
  • Any ball striking the upper section (above the yellow line) on the fly is a HOME RUN, regardless of whether or not the ball re-enters the playing field.
  • A bouncing ball striking the upper section of the wall is a GROUND-RULE DOUBLE, regardless of whether or not the ball re-enters the playing field.
  • The center field batter's eye is a solid wall and any ball hitting it at any height remains IN PLAY.
  • The outfield wall is single-tiered from the right of the batter's eye to the right field foul pole. Any ball clearing the wall on the fly is a HOME RUN. Any ball bouncing over the wall is a GROUND-RULE DOUBLE.
  • The wall in right-center is shortened (6') and abuts a picnic area; fan interference is POSSIBLE.

 

BULLPENS

  • Bullpens on each side are IN PLAY. 
  • All pitchers in the bullpen must make every effort to get out of the way to allow the opposing player to make a catch or play if the ball in that area.

 

TARP

  • A player can lean on the tarp, but he cannot elevate to make a play.

 

WALL PADDING

  • Balls stuck in the pads behind home plate or in foul territory are still in play. The pads are designed to give, and should a ball get stuck, it can be easily retrieved.

 

FIELD DIMENSIONS

LF - 327'
Left-Center - 375'
CF - 400'
Right-Center - 375'
RF - 327'

Fence - 8' high from LF to R-C [except dead center, where batters eye is 24' (three-tier)]; 6' high in RF