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Play Baseball Quiz: Questions 1 - 5
1) What is the baseball term for a breaking fastball?
B. 4 Seam
2) What is baseball lingo for a pitched ball that breaks sharply, such
as with a curveball?
A. Drop off the Table
B. Big Bend
C. 80 footer
3) What is the baseball jargon used for the following pitch after a
full count is established? This pitch will benefit either the batter or
pitcher at this point.
A. Money Shot
B. Clutch Pitch
C. Payoff Pitch
4) During a baseball game, what is the term used when a relief pitcher
is placed in the game before the closer?
B. Late Reliever
C. Set up Man
5) What is the baseball lingo used to describe a fielder who scoops the
ball and runs with it?
A. Scoop and Throw
B. Grass Getter
C. Shoestring Catch
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Questions 6 - 10
6) In baseball, what does the term, Outside Corner refer
A. A ball pitched to the edge of home plate, thus away from the batter.
B. Missing a home run by hitting a ball just foul
C. The turn a base runner makes when rounding 3rd base
7) The baseball players’ action known as a Chase After refers to?
A. They are caught in a bind between bases
B. They attempt to hit a pitch way outside of the strike zone.
C. They attack the pitcher on the mound
8) What is a Wheelhouse in baseball games?
A. Power hitter's favorite spot to hit the ball to achieve the best
B. Another term for the bullpen.
C. Another term for the on deck circle.
9) What is a Hot Corner in
A. Term for sliding behind a bag instead of directly at it to avoid a
B. Term for third base.
C. Corner of the strike zone that pitchers usually throw the high
10) What is a Circus Catch in baseball terms?
A. Catch made by a fan on either a home run or foul ball hit into the
B. Catch that is first juggled.
C. Physically impressive and often acrobatic catch by a fielder.
Answers to Play Baseball
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Cutter: term for a
Drop off the Table: term
for a pitched ball that breaks sharply.
Payoff Pitch: baseball
jargon for the following pitch after a full count is established.
Setup Man: term for a
relief pitcher placed in the game before the closer.
Shoestring Catch: term
for fielder who scoops the ball and runs with it.
Answers 6 – 10
pitched to the edge of home plate, thus away from the batter.
Chase After: baseball
player attempting to hit a pitch way outside of the strike zone.
power hitter’s favorite spot to hit the ball to
achieve the best results.
Corner: term for third base
Catch: physically impressive and often acrobatic catch by a
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