If I touch it, I touch it.
Most will avoid the line, most of the time. John Axford can be strict about it on his way out to the mound, but is less stringent on his way back to the dugout.
Aaron Loup acted out the motion as he tried to recall what he does in game; he settled on not purposely hopping over it but not purposely stepping on it either. But his teammates who perform the ritual faithfully? Many would disagree. Respect the chalk.
There are some lines in baseball you don’t cross ... or at least step on
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So the ball can be adjacent to the chalk and still be fair. Any umpire who has been to umpire school knows this but most players and coaches don't. Interesting, isn't it.
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