Baseball Batting Order Rules
by Nick Browne
Watching a baseball game can be a relaxing, enjoyable experience. However, not everyone knows the basics of baseball. If you want to be able to follow the action on the field and truly understand the game, you’ll need to know its rules, especially the most basic ones. In subsequent posts, we’re going to look at many of the rules of the game. Today, we’ll touch on the batting order.
Ah, yes, the batting order. What exactly is the batting order? It’s exactly what it sounds like: the order in which batters come to the plate to hit. The manager fills out the initial batting order before the game, and exchanges lineup cards with the opposing manager and the umpire prior to the first pitch.