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Ground Rules

Learn more about Citizens Bank Park's Ground Rule particulars.

  • Citizens Bank Park Ground Rules

    • Ball striking dugout roof: Out of Play.
    • Ball going into camera area behind home plate: Out of Play.
    • Over the fence and in plantings: Home Run.
    • Ball strikes spectator in fair territory: Out of Play.
    • Ball hits to the left of the vertical yellow line above 387' mark on the fence in left center field: Home Run.
    • Ball hits on or to right of the vertical yellow line above 387' mark on the fence in left center field and rebounds back onto the field: In Play.
    • Ball hits on or to the right of the vertical yellow line above 409' mark on the center field fence and goes over the lower center field fence without striking the ground: Home Run.
    • Ball strikes Plexiglass barriers on the top of outfield wall at the bottom of seating area walkways: In Play.
    • Ball wedges in chain link fence in front of out-of-town scoreboard: Two Bases.
    • Ball strikes fence or scoreboard and goes over the lower center field fence without striking the ground: Home Run.
    • Ball strikes fence or scoreboard and goes over higher portion of outfield fence without striking the ground: Two Bases.
    • Ball strikes top of outfield fence or scoreboard and bounds into stands: Home Run.
    • Ball strikes top of outfield fence or scoreboard and rebounds onto the playing field: In Play.
    • Ball strikes Plexiglass barriers on the top of outfield wall at the bottom of seating area walkways: In Play.

    Official Ground Rules