Do You Know Your Baseball Rules?

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Do You Know Your Baseball Rules?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a batter refuses to take his position in the batter's box during his time at bat, what will happen?
    • A. 

      The ball is live and runners may advance.

    • B. 

      The umpire may call a strike.

    • C. 

      The batter may be called out by the umpire.

    • D. 

      The batter may be fined.

  • 2. 
    If a fielder, in order to make a catch on a foul ball nearing a dugout, makes a legal catch and then falls into the dugout, which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      The ball is dead.

    • B. 

      The ball is still in play.

    • C. 

      The batter is out.

    • D. 

      The runners may advance.

  • 3. 
    When an improper batter becomes a runner or is put out, and a pitch is made to the next batter of either team before an appeal is made, what happens?
    • A. 

      The proper batter is called out.

    • B. 

      If the team scores, the run is legal.

    • C. 

      The improper batter becomes the proper batter.

    • D. 

      The next batter is the batter whose name follows that of the improper battter.

  • 4. 
    In which of the following cases is the batter out for illegal action?
    • A. 

      The third strike is legally caught by the catcher.

    • B. 

      He bunts foul on the third strike.

    • C. 

      An infield fly is declared.

    • D. 

      He hits a ball with one or both feet on the ground entirely ouside the batter's box.

  • 5. 
    From the windup position, a pitcher may not:
    • A. 

      Deliver the ball to the batter

    • B. 

      Step and throw to a base in an attempt to pick-off a runner

    • C. 

      Go into a set or stretch position

    • D. 

      Disengage the rubber and drop his hand to his side