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infield fly rule


Parish had some questions about the infield fly rule.
Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  baseball:  a rule to prevent the infield from intentionally dropping a ball to force an error:

When runners are on 1st and 2nd, with less than 2 outs, if the umpire judges a ball catchable by an infielder with ordinary effort, the batter is automatically declared out as though the ball were caught.
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    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
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