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I had the situation before I was certified and was lucky.

I called him safe and then when the coach yelled "Tag him" I called him out on the tag.

The coach complimented me on my rules knowledge but at that moment I decided to join a real association and get some training.

Yes--call him safe and wait for an appeal, which can be either a tag or stomping the base.

But the appeal has to be obvious. --just because F3 still has his foot on the bag after the play is not enough for an appeal.

While not a force no runs would score if this was the 3rd out of the inning.

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On 3/14/2017 at 10:36 AM, JamesC said:

Can someone give me the rules reference that says a runner is to have legally acquired a base once they reach/pass it? As demonstrated in the OP? I do not have my rules book or case book with me. A reference to each would be nice if you have it, rules book and case book.

It is in both the PBUC and MLBUM case books.

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