14 Questions

Easy Baseball Basics Quiz

Questions and Answers

- 1.Which position player is known as "1" on the baseball diamond?
- A.
Catcher

- B.
Pitcher

- C.
First Baseman

- 2.How many players play defense on a baseball diamond?
- A.
9

- B.
10

- C.
11

- 3.
- A.
Catcher

- B.
Left Fielder

- C.
Pitcher

- 4.An error is ___.
- A.
Getting out on the basepaths.

- B.
Making a mistake on defense

- C.
Striking out

- 5.
- A.
A pitcher holding a team to no runs, hits, and BB without any errors from his team.

- B.
A team scoring at least double the opponant.

- C.
Having at least 3 hits and making no outs.

- 6.There are typically _ men in a starting (pitching) rotation.
- A.
5

- B.
6

- C.
7

- 7.A southpaw is a(n)_____
- A.
Switch hitting batter.

- B.
Right handed firstbasemen.

- C.
Left handed pitcher.

- 8.Which of the following does not affect your batting average?
- A.
Fielder's Choice

- B.
Sacrafice Fly

- C.
Walk-Off Home Run

- 9.Which is a full-count?
- A.
3-2

- B.
2-2

- C.
4-5

- 10.How many innings are in a typical game. (No Extra Innings, or shortened)
- A.
8

- B.
9

- C.
10

- 11.Which scenerio can put you on base?
- A.
Sacrafice Fly

- B.
Dropped Thrid Strike

- C.
Called Third Strike

- 12.How many teams are in the MLB?
- A.
30

- B.
25

- C.
20

- 13.What is a ground rule double?
- A.
An error in the outfield

- B.
Stealing Home

- C.
A ball hopping over the wall

- 14.How many runs does a grand slam drive in?
- A.
7

- B.
4

- C.
6