Rule 13. No Club shall allow open betting or pool selling upon its grounds, nor in any building owned or occupied by it.
Rule 14. No Person shall be allowed upon any part of the field during then process of the game, in addition to the players in uniform on each side, the umpire and a person to take charge of the bats of each club, and the managers, except such officers of the law as may be present in uniform to preserve the peace.
Rule 15. Players in uniform shall not be permitted to seat themselves among the spectators under a penalty of $5 for each offense.
Rule 16. Order During the Game.
Rule 17. Every Club shall furnish sufficient police force upon its own grounds to preserve order, and in the event of a crowd entering the field during the progress of a game, and interfering with the play in any manner, the visiting club may refuse to play further until the field be cleared, and if the ground be not cleared within fifteen minutes thereafter, the visiting club may claim, and shall be entitled to the game by a score of nine runs to none (no matter what number of innings have been played).
Rule 18. The Players of each club, in a match game, shall be nine in number, one of whom shall be the Captain.
Rule 19. The Player's Position shall be
Rule 20. A High Ball is a ball legally delivered by the Pitcher over the Home Base higher than the belt of the Batsman, but not higher than his shoulder.
Rule 21. A Low Ball is a ball legally delivered by the Pitcher over the Home Base not higher than the Batsman's belt, nor lower than his knee.
Rule 22. A High or Low Ball is a ball legally delivered by the Pitcher over the Home Base not higher than the Batsman's shoulder, nor lower than his knee.
Rule 23. A Fair Ball is a ball delivered by the Pitcher while wholly within the lines of his position (and this shall be held to include all preliminary motions in delivering the ball.) and facing the Batsman, with his hand passing below his shoulder, and the ball passing over he Home Base at the height called for by the Batsman.
Rule 24. An Unfair Ball is a ball delivered by the Pitcher, as in Rule 25, except that the ball does not pass over the Home Base, or does not pass over the Home Base at the height called for by a Batsman.
Rule 25. A Balk is
Rule 26. A Dead Ball is a ball delivered to the bat by the Pitcher that touches the Batsman's bat without being struck at, or any part of the Batsman's person or clothing while standing in his position without being struck at, or any part of the Umpire's person or clothing without first passing the Catcher.
Rule 27. A Fair Hit is a ball batted by the Batsman, standing in his position, that first touches the ground, the First Base, and the Third Base, the person of a player, or any other object, in front of or on either of the foul Lines, or (Exception) batted directly to the ground by the Batsman, standing in his position, that (whether it first touches Foul or Fair Ground) bounds or rolls within the Foul Lines, between Home and First or Home and Third Bases, without first touching the person of a player.
Rule 29. A Strike is
Rule 30. A Foul Strike is a ball batted by the Batsman when any part of his person is upon ground outside the lines of the Batsman position.
Rule 31. Play is the order of the Umpire to begin the game, or to resume play after its suspension.
Rule 32. Time is the order of the Umpire to suspend play. Such suspension must not extend beyond the day of the game.
Rule 33. Game is the announcement by the Umpire that the game is terminated.
Rule 34. An Inning is the turn at bat of the nine players representing a Club in a game, and is completed when three of such players have been put out as provided in these Rules.
Rule 35. A Time at Bat is the term at bat of a batsman. It begins when he takes his position, and continues until he is put out or becomes a base-runner.
Rule 36. Legal or Legally signifies as required by these Rules.