Definition of foul line in English:

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foul line


Either of the straight lines extending from home plate down to the first and third bases and marking the limit of the playing area, within which a hit is deemed to be fair.
Example sentences
  • He has ranged from left-center field to the third base foul line for balls.
  • The right field foul line was 247 feet, with a 12-foot fence and 40-foot high screen.
  • Ortiz's power from foul line to foul line makes him tough to pitch to.

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