1867 Haney's Index
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Topic in 1867 Haney's
PgTopic 2017 update
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ace / run20the word run replaces the word ace
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Americans, physique of
5lack of physical standard
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Appendix141
striking at called balls and balked balls. (Sec 10 error) Changing positions is not substitution
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balk, described13neither foot off ground See also ; pitcher, balk
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balk, described100motions that constitute a balk
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balk/ball, not dead109
(bottom) balk/called ball that is hit is dead but runners may run (sec 10 error, see Wilkes)
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ball, dead141players may run on a dead ball
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ball, dead on balk or ball
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Can not hit a balked ball. Live again when held by pitcher at his position see pg 141 appendix change
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ball, dead-foul / spectator
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& pg. 53: differentiates between foul balls and spectator stopped nor handled balls
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ball, liveliness48lively ball described in play in which runner has rounded 3rd from first on a fly ball
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ball, providing9challenging club furnishes ball and it becomes a trophy of victory
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ball, spectator / dead23pitcher must be within lines of position on spectator handled ball, not foul ball
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ball, spectator stopped
128accidentally or intentionally
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ball, throw133fielder should be able to throw 300 feet, not less than 240 feet
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ball, winding9smaller ball tighter and best for batting
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balls pitched, calling38
1 warning; "ball to the bat" & 2nd pitch may be called, next may be called if previous was illegal
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balls pitched, calling41allowance for 'accidents' in delivery
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balls, calling13
two consecutive (repeatedly) = warning, + two unfair = 1 ball strikes pg 32 also req 'repeatedly'
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balls, calling13one warning per striker before calling balls, three balls to take a base
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balls, calling91
contrary to prior section, implying that the 2nd or 3rd ball may not be called in succession
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balls, dead15
balked and called balls are dead Sec. 10 changed / corrected mid season see appendix pg 141
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base bag is base19bag must be touched out of position, post is not the base
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base line, running out of
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running out of; means the act of leaving the baseline , not just being out of the base line and running
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base line, running out of
50runner may/must run out of base line to avoid a fielder catching a falling ball
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base, runner missing22runner must be tagged in '67, base may be tagged in '68
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baseball perfected6as played in 1866 - late years
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bases, described10
canvas strapped w/leather, must touch base not post if base is loose, home; enameled iron plate
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bases, missed46runner must be touched with ball, not yet just the base missed (1868)
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bases, retouch returning
48bases must be retouched in order in returning on a foul ball
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bat, grip102drawing of bat with a string or leather wrapped handle
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bat, weight / size10light bat, strong wrists
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bats, types119
2.5" dia. if a light wood & 40-42" long. 36" hardwood. Hickory 36"x2" dia.. & thinner handle
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batteries84
the pitchers themselves, not the pitcher and catcher Earlier the 'battery' was the pitchers repertoire
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bettors32must form professional nines
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blank score103batsman held hitless
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book, 2nd edition3first published in 1866
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book, endorsement of 4by NABBP - more extensive than the existing Book of the National Association
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book, title4proper title: The Base Ball Player's Book Of Reference
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Captains, instructions to
80- 87 : Captain should be catcher
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catch, dropped foul/fair
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recaught before bounding twice is still a catch unless it is off a spectator / may catch off player
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catch, ground rule38a ground rule may allow a foul ball to be caught off an object
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catch, off objects16
catching for outs off objects, not allowed unless ground rule (spectators are objects pg 17)
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catch, off objects18
trees etc. are considered as the ground, Fouls must be caught on the fly off trees / may catch off player
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catch, requirements24needn't be in hands a 'trap' between body parts or ball in fielders lap is a catch
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catcher, calls fly's126catcher should call the name of the fielder to take the ball
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catcher, not a behind82reference to catcher playing behind. Not "the" behind or "a" behind
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catcher, position124typically 3 - 4 yards back of striker. 150 feet from second. Max 12' difference
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catcher, position125playing back for swift balls
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catcher, rec. punishment
106requires a catcher to stand up to punishment of swift pitching
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catcher, signs124signals for pitch and for pitcher to throw to bases
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catcher, stealing def.124
catcher comes up close to striker with runner on, in case runner tries to steal on pitcher
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catchers fence38ball reaching catchers fence awards a base as a ground rule
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Champion club87not recognized or advisable
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cheer, club & umpire87good old custom of mutual cheer
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Club, organization73-80 : 18 players minimally, 74 no bad tempered men
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conduct, restrictions79profane language, wearing another's apparel, disputing umpire, disobeying captain
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contents140contents
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convention, 18664most largely attended and influential
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dark, playing into54willfully striking out and willfully misfielding
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double play49"double play"
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double play, at first48the runner on first did not run and is out
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ejection for betting 58cause for ejection
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England, sport of 6fox chase / cricket
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exercise7base ball is commendable exercise, endorsed by clergy
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fielder, 1st base duties
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spectator stopped balls must go to pitcher. Plays twenty or thirty feet towards right field
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fielder, 2nd base duties
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may play right short stop, moves to guard base with a runner on first, intentionally dropped ball
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fielder, 2nd base duties
130second baseman plays close with a man on first
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fielder, 3rd base duties
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plays closer to 3rd, at times as ss when ss is covering 2nd when 2nd base-man is at right ss
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fielder, feigning tag45attempting to deceive umpire
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fielder, out hand123whole of the fielders are termed the "out hand"
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fielder, shift131short stop covers second, second baseman cover short right with right field hitter
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fielders, shift84
85 shift fielders when changing pitcher: ss at second, second base-man at right-short, well out
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fielding, positions83switching players in field positions is an obsolete custom in 1867
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fielders, on foul ground
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based on where striker faces; nearer to foul lines, or into foul ground, or nearer to centre
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fielding, positions desc
123123 - 135
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force play46force described
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force play129sequence
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force, tagging base45can not touch base with the ball itself only, for an out
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forfeit3030 minutes to start or forfeit of ball and score of 0 - 9
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foul ball, through pitcher
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fouls are live once held by pitcher anywhere (if spectator stopped; must be within lines of position)
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foul balls, spectator92
Foul ball; pitcher can be anywhere. Spectator stopped ball; foul or overthrow: in lines of position
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foul or fair16by where ball hits hand where players feet are is not pertinent
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foul, becomes live109pitcher should run to base. Live when held by pitcher, steal opportunity
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foul, dead/pitchers hand
19foul becomes live when handled by pitcher, and runners can then advance
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foul, described51back 2/3 of the plate is foul, line is fair, trees/roofs are as the ground
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fouls, calling37waiting to call
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game, 9 innings not 8.5
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5 innings minimally. 9th inning is to be completed, even if second batting club is ahead
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game, call / suspend57five innings minimally
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games, manner of79games described as a 'match' or as 'exercise'
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ground rules29re balls hit over fences or off objects pg. 38
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ground rules38ground rules
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Ice game135rules for games on ice skates
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innings25inning vs. innings explained
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interference / blocked bag
23fielder can not chose to stand blocking base to field ball
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interference, intentional
49interference must be intentional, re; actions which could have been avoided
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interference/obst23intent required
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ladies, attendance8sport attended by ladies
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left handed129left hand player - not "wrong hander"
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match33three games to a match
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