Baseball Field

In this chapter, we welcome you to the sport of baseball and introduce you to the baseball field where the game is played.


So, you've chosen to learn the sport of baseball. Great choice!

The Field

Let's begin by looking at the playing surface. Below is a picture of the baseball field. Don't be intimidated by this picture. We'll walk you through every piece of it step by step in this chapter.

Baseball Field

What We'll Be Learning

First, we'll learn about the lines on the baseball field. You'll learn about the foul lines, base paths, and the running lanes. After, we'll learn about dimensions of a baseball field followed by a discussion of the major components you should know on the field. Finally, we'll end with a description of the boundary lines and the various locations on the baseball field you'll hear about when playing baseball.

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our baseball glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to the Chapter 1: Baseball The Field:

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