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Here are the top ten articles for the Baseball Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Baseball 101 Baseball Terms from A-Z
Baseball is replete with unique terms and specialized jargon. Here’s a “rundown” of those terms from A to Z. You can’t tell a jack from an error without this list!
2. Designated Hitter Rule in the World Series
As the World Series approaches, this is one of the key questions I get. The general rule is something akin to "when in Rome, do as the Romans do". What impact does that have?
3. Baseball 101 - Reading a Box Score
Here's a primer for reading that newspaper box score that may have baffled you.
4. Baseball 101 : The Sign Language of a Catcher
The catcher has one of the most demanding roles in baseball, effectively leading the defense. To do so, he uses signs to communicate with the pitcher and the other players on the field.
5. How Post Season Bonuses are Determined
With the completion of the World Series and the Red Sox sweep, was it in the player’s best interest to finish in four games? No! Here’s how the post-season bonuses are calculated.
6. Savoring the Game
How an appreciation of baseball compares to an appreciation of fine food, or the opera, or great art. An epicurean approach
7. The Keystone Combo
A look at how the partnership of second baseman and shortstop keys the defense of successful teams.
8. Clash of the Titans
The 2013 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals heads west tied at a game apiece.
9. What makes baseball different?
An essay on the unique qualities that set baseball apart from all the other team games.
10. Baseball 101 The Roster
Explanation of the Major League roster and several related topics. Those topics include line-ups, the disabled list, substitution rules and the Rule 5 draft.
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