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How to Play Home Run Derby

Watch more Outdoor Games videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn to play home derby by following these tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Gather equipment Gather your baseball equipment. Make sure you have a bucket of baseballs, a bat, and a glove. Step 2: Find a location Find a baseball diamond or a large open field to play in. Designate a distance for home runs and mark it on the field. Tip You can use extra equipment, sticks, rocks, or trash cans to mark the home run boundary. Step 3: Set up home plate and a pitching net Place a marker to represent home plate and set up your pitching net a comfortable distance behind it. Step 4: Set up the rules Determine the number of outs each batter is allowed before their turn ends. Typically, batters are allowed 10 outs. Tip Usually the batter is allowed to take as many pitches without swinging as they want, but you may want to set up a limit to move the game along. Step 5: Use a round system Allow two "at bats" for each batter, and the two batters with the most home runs battle in one final round. Did You Know? Ross Barnes of Spalding's Chicago Team, which later became the Cubs, is credited with hitting the first home run in an organized major league game in 1876.
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