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# Question Answer

1 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.
2Ball hit on home plate and into infield. FAIR or FOUL? FAIR! Home plate is in fair territory.
3A batted ball hits the batter and rolls fair. FAIR or FOUL? FOUL! He is in foul territory while in the batter's box.
4Batter 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.
5Second 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.
6Bases loaded, pitcher steps on rubber, winds up, and accidentally drops ball. Is there a penalty?THIS IS A BALK. All runners advance.
7Fan reaches out and catches long fair batted ball before it is fielded. What is the ruling? GROUND RULE DOUBLE.
8Which major league stadium has the largest seating capacity? AMERICAN: Municipal Stadium, Cleveland -- 73.811; NATIONAL: Polo Grounds, New York -- 56,000.
9The 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'
10What teams played the longest game in history? BRAVES AND DODGERS: 26 Innings -- May 1, 1920. Game ended in a one to one tie!
11With 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.
12Who holds the record for most home runs in one season?BABE RUTH, Yankees -- 60 home runs 1927; BABE RUTH, Yankees -- 59 home runs, 1921
13What team holds the record of the longest winning streak? GIANTS: 1916 -- 26 games.
14Do you know the measurements of bases, home plate, and playing field? The diagram below will show you.
15A 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.
16A bunted ball ACCIDENTALLY hits batter's dropped bat. Is this interference? NO! Ball is alive and in play.


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