||A pop fly is about to fall near foul line. Fielder, in foul territory touches it--drops it into fair territory. FAIR or Foul?
||FAIR! If left alone it could drop fair or foul.|
|2||Ball hit on home plate and into infield. FAIR or FOUL?
||FAIR! Home plate is in fair territory. |
|3||A batted ball hits the batter and rolls fair. FAIR or FOUL?
||FOUL! He is in foul territory while in the batter's box.|
|4||Batter does not move and allows ball to hit him. Does he take first base because HIT BY PITCHER?
||NO! He must make an effort not to be hit.|
|5||Second baseman and shortstop miss perfect throw by catcher in attempted steal by runner to second base. Who is charged with error?||DECISION UP TO SCORER as to who should have taken this perfect throw.|
|6||Bases loaded, pitcher steps on rubber, winds up, and accidentally drops ball. Is there a penalty?||THIS IS A BALK. All runners advance.|
|7||Fan reaches out and catches long fair batted ball before it is fielded. What is the ruling?
||GROUND RULE DOUBLE.|
|8||Which major league stadium has the largest seating capacity?
||AMERICAN: Municipal Stadium, Cleveland -- 73.811; NATIONAL: Polo Grounds, New York -- 56,000. |
|9||The longest distances from home plate to RIGHT -- CENTER -- LEFT field will be found at which fields?
||RIGHT: Wrigley Field, Chicago 355' -- CENTER: Polo Grounds, N. Y. 483' -- LEFT: Griffith Stadium, Wash. 405'|
|10||What teams played the longest game in history?
||BRAVES AND DODGERS: 26 Innings -- May 1, 1920. Game ended in a one to one tie!|
|11||With bases loaded and none out, batter hits into double play, scoring runner from third. Is this a run batted in?||NO! No credit given when batter hits into double play.|
|12||Who holds the record for most home runs in one season?||BABE RUTH, Yankees -- 60 home runs 1927; BABE RUTH, Yankees -- 59 home runs, 1921|
|13||What team holds the record of the longest winning streak?
|| GIANTS: 1916 -- 26 games.|
|14||Do you know the measurements of bases, home plate, and playing field?
|| The diagram below will show you.|
|15||A fielder throws his glove at a bunted ball to prevent it from curving fair. What is the ruling?
||AUTOMATIC TRIPLE for throwing glove or cap.|
|16||A bunted ball ACCIDENTALLY hits batter's dropped bat. Is this interference?
||NO! Ball is alive and in play.|