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The Official Site of the Los Angeles Angels

Ground Rules

Everyone has to play by the rules - here are the ones specific to watching games at Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Dugout and Photographers' Areas

  • Ball striking any forward facing green padded dugout or photographer well railing and rebounding onto playing field: In Play.
     
  • Ball striking or resting on padded flat area at the home plate end of the Angels' dugout is considered in the dugout: Out of Play. (Fielder is permitted to lean on or over this area in an attempt to field the ball.)

Outfield Area

  • Ball striking yellow square at top of outfield wall: In Play. (However, ball striking fence support above yellow square is considered to have gone over fence (i.e., home run, ground-rule double, etc.))
     
  • Ball striking the top of the outfield wall and rebounding onto the playing field: In Play.
     
  • Ball striking yellow line on the 18-foot wall located in front of the seating area in right field and rebounding onto the playing field: In Play.
     
  • Ball striking above or behind the yellow line on the 18-foot wall located in front of the seating area in right field: Home Run.