The Ole Ball Game

Single Center Field ~ No Runners On

single to center, no runners on

In this single center field, no runners on, each player has a specific assignment within the situation.

  • P: Turns around and goes halfway to 2b

  • C: Remains at plate as the final backup

  • 1B: Comes over to 1B, in the event of an extra wide turn by the runner

  • 2B: Goes to 2B to cover the base

  • SS: Goes out to CF as cutoff

  • 3B: Moves toward center of the diamond, in case of a bad throw

  • LF: Move towards center field

  • RF: Move towards center field

  • CF: Catch ball and throw "through" cutoff to 2B

Cutoff Tips ~ From the Dugout

baseball team defense tips ~ from the dugout

  • As a cutoff man, if you hear "cut", cut the baseball and quickly run the ball back into the infield.

I Figure Practice Puts Your Brains In Your Muscles ( Sam Snead ~ PGA Golfer )

Single Cutoff Diagrams

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Baseball on green grass



Louisville Sluggers. 1920's


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