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hokiepro

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Point is the rule goes against natural instinct of a catcher receiving a


throw.
The rule forces them to unnaturally stand and/or avoid the 3rd base side of home plate.

It’s a well intended but poorly worded and enforced rule IMO

(In response to this post by 2hhoop3)

Posted: 06/09/2021 at 4:39PM



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Disagree with that obstruction rule... -- SouthFLHokie 06/08/2021 10:13PM
  Agreed -- SWVAhokiegirl 06/09/2021 09:00AM
  Makes the play -- 2hhoop3 06/09/2021 10:14AM
  I was a catcher and in this play -- SWVAhokiegirl 06/09/2021 11:26AM
  That is a good.... -- 2hhoop3 06/09/2021 11:41AM
  Exactly... -- SouthFLHokie 06/09/2021 09:17AM
  When the ball beats you by that much then the only -- SWVAhokiegirl 06/08/2021 10:19PM
  It was definitely obstruction -- texashokie1 06/08/2021 11:58PM
  I guess I’m a traditionalist... -- SouthFLHokie 06/08/2021 10:24PM
  She did have the whole plate blocked -- VTChip 06/08/2021 11:57PM
  The interesting part about the whole... -- SouthFLHokie 06/09/2021 12:43AM
  The obstruction rule..... -- 2hhoop3 06/09/2021 08:01AM
  It was definitely obstruction -- texashokie1 06/08/2021 11:57PM
  Yeah, I’m honestly not sure if they’ll... -- SouthFLHokie 06/08/2021 10:35PM

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