DECEMBER 2017 TIP OF THE MONTH

TIP of the MONTH

Coach Jerry “Kal” Kalista

December 1, 2017

BASEBALL QUIZ (from November 2017 “TIP of the MONTH”) ANSWERS

 

  1. April 6, 1979

 

  1. Middle Finger

 

  1. Steve Carlton

 

  1. Curve Ball

 

  1. Foul Ball

 

  1. 6.00 (earned runs “times” 9 innings “divided by” innings pitched)

 

  1. The game went “26” innings.

 

  1. He’s safe

 

  1. Yes, if the error is on a foul-pop.

 

  1. True. The rule was changed in 1931.

 

  1. The player who hit the ball is out.

 

  1. 9 – 0

 

  1. True. The game was cancelled because the rain came down so hard that the streets were flooded and the fans could not get to the game. This happened in 1976.

 

  1. Runner is out and the batter is awarded first base.

 

  1. Batter is out

 

  1. Five (5) ounces

 

  1. 108

 

  1. 127 feet, 3 3/8 inches

 

  1. Eighteen (18) feet

 

  1. Sixty (60) feet, six (6) inches 20a. From home plate’s point to the front of the pitcher’s plate.

 

  1. Ten (10) inches

 

  1. Seventeen (17) inches

 

  1. 127 feet, 3 3/8 inches

 

PROPER PREPARATION PREVENTS POOR PERFORMANCE!

 

ALWAYS BE POSITIVE!     ALWAYS GIVE 100%     ENERGY TAKES NO TALENT!

 

Coach Jerry “Kal” Kalista

 

NOTE: Direct any questions or comments to Coach Kalista at kalbaseball@comcast.net