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Update! Update! Update!
The answer to the Eight Ways to Get on First Base quiz below is…
8. Pinch Runner.
Cliff Morrow and Jennie’s husband both offered interference or obstruction. I was somewhat remiss, though. Fielder’s or catcher’s interference is in the same rule book sentence, so I should have included “fielder” along with “catcher.” Rule 10.02(a)(1)(iv)
Did you catch that?
The best part of winter has begun—Spring Training. Yee-haw! So to get everyone ready for baseball season, here's an easy quiz that will have you jogging down to first base in no time.
There are eight ways for a baseball player to get to first base. Name the eighth way.
- Get a hit
- Fielder's error
- Hit by pitcher
- Catcher's interference
- Fielder's choice
- Catcher's error on a 3rd strike
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By the way, this is not a trick question. In a few days I'll post the answer in my Cuss-Free Zone.
I hope your home team wins it all this year. In the meantime, here's a fun baseball timeline. (Remember when?)
Take me out to the ballpark!!!