Getting a book the easy way,
four simple steps:
Here's a way to recoup the cost of the Baseball Field Guide:
1. Find a know-it-all friend.
2. Bet him/her that he/she won't know the answer to a simple baseball question.
3. Ask one of the questions below.
4. Use your winnings to buy a copy of the Baseball Field Guide.
(Or two – your friend obviously needs one also.)
Q: For the Infield Fly Rule to be in effect, what base or bases, if any, need to be occupied?
A: First and second, or bases loaded.
Q: A batter hits a ground ball that first touches down outside of the third base foul line – but then rolls into fair territory just before passing third base. Fair or foul?
A: Fair - as long as the ball entered fair territory before going past third base.
Q: How many stitches are in a baseball?
A: 108. No more, no less.
Q: Who is the Buster Posey rule named after?
A: If they don't get this one, you may want to find a new friend.