Baseball Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Are you a fan of baseball lingo? If so, see well you remember the meaning of some of the sport's weirdest terms!

 Nov 09, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Where is the "keystone sack" located on a baseball diamond?
Third base
Home
Second base

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the term for striking out four times in a game?
Golden sombrero
Bronze chapeau
Silver beret

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "AB" mean?
At bat
At base
Attention batter

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does the abbreviation "A" stand for?
Advantage
Attacks
Assists

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is also known as the "hot corner"?
Third base
Home plate
Second place

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A batter with an average below .200 is said to be below what?
The Mariachi Throw
The Mendoza Line
The Mantle Peak

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "IRS" stand for in baseball?
Inherited Runners Stuck
Inherited Runners Stranded
Internal Relief Strikes

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "DP" stand for?
Double positions
Double pitches
Double plays

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the term for an easy fly ball to catch?
A pound of tomatoes
A bowl of peas
A can of corn

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which umpire position is known as the "rocking chair"?
Behind home plate
On the pitchers mound
Third base

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

" H" is short for what word?'
Hits
Home
Hardball

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When a baseball pitcher has "cheese," what does he have?
An overpowering fastball
A curved pitch
An underhanded throw

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does the term "twin killing" mean in baseball lingo?
Two foul balls
Two strikes
A double play

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a "tape measure job"?
A foul ball
A long home run
A strikeout

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the baseball player known as Mr. October?
Willie Mays
Hank Aaron
Reggie Jackson

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When does a "set-up" man enter the game?
In the first inning
In the seventh inning
In overtime

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the term for a hard-hit ball?
A Baltimore chop
A Sacramento slice
A Boston Blast

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When a batter holds the baseball bat out and tries to barely tap the ball its called a:
Foul
Bounce
Bunt
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