Touching and Return To A Base
An advancing runner shall touch first or third base, whichever is activated at the time the ball is hit.
A runner who overruns the activated base may attempt to return to touch it prior to the defense legally fielding his / her hit ball. Any person may give no verbal or physical assistance to a runner who misses a base and attempts to return to it.
PENALTY: Runner is out.
For the act of the runner Touching the Base, touching applies to contact of any part of the runner or his / her clothing, if the clothing is reasonably well - fitted, with any part of the base or its wind - resistant device.
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