History of Baseball. By Khaleid Kinsey. Origin of Baseball. Although the exact origin of baseball is unknown, most historians agree that it is based on the English game of rounders. A game which began to become quite popular in this country in the early 19 th century.
8. A player running, who shall prevent an adversary from catching or getting the ball before making his base, is a hand out.
9. If two hands are already out, a player running home at the time a ball is struck, can not make an ace if the striker is caught out.
10. Three hands out, all out.
11. Players must take their strike in regular turn.
12. No ace or base can be made on a foul strike.
13. A runner can not be put out in making one base, when a balk is made by the pitcher.
14. But one base allowed when the ball bounds out of the field when struck.
If the batter hits the ball and reaches the first, second, or third post without being out, the batter stays at that postuntil the next ball is bowled.
After the next ball is bowled the batter can run to the next post if they wish, even on a no-ball.