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What is the distance for a home run in baseball and softball?


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2006-01-24 13:19:13
2006-01-24 13:19:13

Every ball park has a different distance for the fence. Rule 1.04 Major League Baseball. The distance from home base to the nearest fence, stand or other obstruction on fair territory shall be 250 feet or more. A distance of 320 feet or more along the foul lines and 400 feet or more to center field is preferable. Note (a) Any playing field constructed by a professional club after June 1,1958 shall provide a minimum distance of 325 feet from home base to the nearest fence,stand or other obstruction on the right and left field foul lines, and a minimum of 400 feet to the center field fence. Note (b) No existing playing field shall be remodeled after June 1,1958 in such manner as to reduce the distance from the home base to the foul polesand to the center field fence below the minimum specified in paragraph (a) above.

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At baseball/softball practice my team was cheering me on to hit a home run to beat the other team.

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