Not sure which rules they were using.
2008 NCAA Softball rules
8.5.3 Injured-player substitutions. The following regulations govern substitutions for an injured player:
188.8.131.52 If an injury to a batter-runner or runner prevents her from proceeding to an awarded base, the ball is dead and substitution may be made. The substitute must legally touch all awarded or missed bases not previously touched.
posted on 05/07/2008 8:16:24 AM PDT
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I think it’s clear that the umps didn’t know the rules. A substitute player could’ve run for her and completed the HR.
posted on 05/07/2008 8:25:28 AM PDT
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...all awarded or missed bases not previously touched.... I missed you post. See mine at 42. MLB has the same rule. In case of injury a substitute runner can run all the bases on a HR.
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