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Subject:  Re: What is the accept rule in MLB... Date:  10/6/2012  9:47 PM
Author:  Fuskie Number:  47818 of 56953

If the ball is fieldable by a player and a fan touches the ball first, it is interference. Just ask the Red Sox. If DD doesn't reach over the fence to grab a ball, she should be good. But if she and the player go after it at the same time, she had better yield or risk the ire of a ballpark full of fans and the home town.

Who notes each ballpark has it's own rules defining the outlines of the field of play...
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