Ground Rules



OZINGA FIELD 2019 GROUND RULES


Field Details:  8 foot high fence at all points; 330 ft down the line, 375 ft in the gaps, 390 ft to center.

·        The protective net behind the right field fence is out of play. A ball hitting this net is either a home run or ground rule double.  This net is not in foul territory.
 
·        The batter’s eye sits back from the outfield wall and is out of play. A ball hitting the batter’s eye above the yellow line is a home run or ground rule double.
 
·        The billboards and scoreboards are back from the wall and out of play.  A ball hitting any of these structures is either a home run or ground rule double.
 
·        The netting system that protects the videoboard/scoreboard does hang over the fence in basket-like set-up.  Any ball hitting this netting structure and/or going into the basket is either a home run or ground rule double.
 
·        The wire system running down the each line is in foul territory.  Any batted ball hitting this wire is immediately dead and foul.  No catch can made off the wire.
 
·        If a ball lodges between the outfield wall pads and fence, it is a ground rule double.

·        If a ball lodges between the outfield wall fence and windscreen, it is a ground rule double.
 
- If a ball lodges between the bottom of the outfield fence and the wood frame for the turf field it is in play and live.

·        ·        The facing of the camera wells and railings in front of the seating bowl/camera wells are in play.

·        The front facing of the top dugout step is in play. The top of this step and all remaining dugout steps are out of play.

·     ·        In order to catch a pop-up near the dugouts, one foot must be on the ground. Only one foot can be on the dugout stairs.

·        If a player catches the ball then falls into a dugout, the ball is dead & it is book rule.

·          If a thrown ball lodges in between the wall pads the ball is dead and follow the book rule.