This Is A Short Quiz For Young Baseball Players

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This Is A Short Quiz For Young Baseball Players

If you are young and have just found out you have a talent in baseball then this test if for you. It is designed to help you understand the game better and it will take less than thirty minutes. Give it a try and good luck getting on the team.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The batter hits a ground ball along the first base line. He runs toward first base. The pitcher throws accurately to first base. The first base coach points to first base and yells, “Run through! Run through!”What should the batter-runner do?
    • A. 

      He should run just to the foul side of the first base line, step on first base, and keep running straight down the line as far as his momentum takes him.

    • B. 

      He should slide into first base.

    • C. 

      He should try to stop on first base so that the defense cannot tag him out if he runs past the base.

  • 2. 
    There's a runner on first with no outs. The batter hits the ball and it bounces to an infielder. What should the runner on first do?
    • A. 

      Because he is forced, he should run to second as soon as he sees the ball was hit on the ground.

    • B. 

      He should go to second if he thinks he can get there in time, but go back to first if he can't.

    • C. 

      He should go halfway, stop, and then wait for instructions from the third base coach.

  • 3. 
    There's a runner on first with no outs. The batter hits a fly ball through the air toward the right fielder. What should the runner on first do?
    • A. 

      Because he is forced, he should run to second base as soon as he sees the ball was hit. If he thinks he can get to third base, he should keep going.

    • B. 

      He should go half way to second base and watch and listen to decide if the ball will be caught.

    • C. 

      He should stay on first base. Little League right fielders almost always catch fly balls.

  • 4. 
    There's a runner on first with two outs. The batter hits a fly ball through the air toward the right fielder. What should the runner on first do?
    • A. 

      Because the inning is over if the right fielder catches the ball anyway, he should run as fast as he can to advance as many bases as possible in case the right fielder drops the ball.

    • B. 

      He should go half way to second base and watch and listen to decide if the ball will be caught.

    • C. 

      He should stay on first base. There might be zombies at second base, and it's important not to take any unnecessary risks with two outs.

  • 5. 
    There's a runner on first with no outs. The batter hits a fly ball through the air toward the right fielder. The runner on first takes a few steps toward second. The right fielder catches the ball. What should the runner do?
    • A. 

      He should go back and touch first base (tag up).

    • B. 

      He should run immediately to second base.

    • C. 

      He should throw his helmet at the right fielder's glove to try to knock the ball out.

  • 6. 
    There's a runner on first with no outs. The batter bunts along the first base line. The ball rolls to the foul side of the line and then back toward fair territory. What should the runner do?
    • A. 

      He should stay on the base. Any player that runs off the base on a ball eventually called foul gets no concession stand tokens for the rest of the year.

    • B. 

      He should run hard to second base. The umpire won't call the ball fair or foul until a fielder touches it or it stops rolling. There is no penalty for running on a foul ball.

  • 7. 
    There's a runner on first with no outs. The batter swings at a pitch. The ball hits the batter in the shoulder. The umpire yells, “Dead ball! Strike one!” The ball rolls to the backstop. The catcher can't find it. What should the runner on first do?
    • A. 

      He should jog to second base because he is forced. Any time the ball hits the batter, he goes to first base.

    • B. 

      The runner should run hard to steal second base.

    • C. 

      He should stay on first base. The runner cannot advance when the ball is dead.

    • D. 

      He should complain to the umpire that he made the wrong call.