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With all-star fan voting, expectations for participation in home run competitions increased, and Maddon admitted, "I don't want to stop for participation."
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Home run competition
Home run competition(Home run competition) is mainlybaseballHow many batters are played before the start of the matchHome runSideshow to compete for hitting.MLB All-StarandNippon Professional Baseball All-StarEspecially those held before the start of the matchHomelander Bee(Home Run Derby), But in Japan during the seasonHome runSince "home run derby" is also used in the sense of competition, it is often called "home run competition" when it is held at an all-star.
Roughly speaking, there are three types of rules for home run competition.
- Ball number limit system
- Compete for how many home runs a pitcher can throw a certain number of balls (often 10 balls).
- Out number limit system
- All non-home runs (strike, ground ball, fly, foul) are regarded as "outs", and the number of home runs hit before reaching a certain number of "outs" is competed. (In many cases, misses are not included in the outs)
- Time limit system
- Compete for how many home runs you can do in a certain amount of time.
Since the batter competes for long hitting power by hitting the ball, the pitcher is basically in the form of free batting.straightThrow a ball that is easy for the batter to hit.Therefore, if the batter wishes, the professionalBatting pitcherNot only other fieldersBullpen catcher,InterpreterIn many cases, such staff members act as pitchers.Since the batter competes for the number of home runs instead of the number of points, the batter does not have to go around the diamond aiming for the home run as in a normal game, and he only has to stay at bat regardless of the whereabouts of the hit ball.Therefore, a home run in this competition refers to the case where the ball is hit to the stand or outside the field, basically.Running home runThe concept of does not exist.
Homelander Bee (NPB All-Star)
Japanese professional baseball OfAll star gamesIt is done before the game. Since 2008, it has been held under the name of "Home Run Derby", but before 2005, it was held under the name of "Home Run Competition".
Current event overview
- A player who recorded 15 or more home runs in the official game of the Interleague Play in the previous year
- Players who have recorded 2021 or more home runs by a specific day (July 7, 4) in the official games of the Interleague Play this year
The eight selected players will participate in each match with four players, and will play one-on-one. The player who won the tournament of eight people and won the final in the second game wins.A prize of 8 million yen will be presented to the winning player.
2 minutes (20183 minutes) Compete for how many home runs you can hit with an unlimited number of balls.After confirming the landing of the previous pitch, the next pitch is made.If there is a tie, a one-minute extra time will be played.If the number of votes is the same in overtime, the player with the highest number of votes in the Homelander Bee fan vote wins, and if the number is still the same, it is decided by the number of home runs in this year's official game, and if it is the same, it is decided by the number of home runs in last year's official game. ..
From 2008 to 2017
Among all-star players, two players from each league who meet either of the following conditions will be selected by fan voting. It doesn't matter how many games one person participates in.
- A player who recorded 15 or more home runs (2011 or more in the previous year until 20) in the official game of the Interleague Play in the previous year.
- Players who have recorded 7 or more home runs (2011 or more until 10) by a specific day in the official games of the Interleague Play and Interleague Play this year
Four players will participate in each match, and they will play one-on-one.In each match, the player who wins the four tournaments will win the match (the victory will not be decided throughout the entire schedule).
Compete for the number of home runs with a 1-out system per player.If the number of second-attack players exceeds the first-attack, it will end at that point.
Among all-star players, 3 players from each league will participate.Team competition against the league. One person hits 1 balls (excluding overlooks), and the league with the most total home runs wins.
Home Run Derby (MLB All-Star)
Home run competition (intercity baseball tournament)
1970 era,City competition baseball tournamentThen, as an attraction before the opening ceremony, a home run competition was held by one person selected from each national team.At that time, the opening ceremony of the Intercity Baseball Tournament was usually held at night, so the idea was to have workers returning from work enter.
Baseball game home run competition
In the home run competition in these games, the prescribed number of pitches is not set to 10, and the player can set any number of pitches and the pitcher adopts the element of "serious game" to throw a ball other than a straight ball. There is also.
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