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How Well Do You Know Baseball Slang?
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Home runs, Cy Young awards, Golden Gloves, World Series championships; you know the things that define the game of baseball because they're easy to track. What about baseball slang, though? Do you know all of those phrases that are common on the field? Could you pass a quiz on those phrases? Here's your chance to find out!

Major League Baseball is one of the oldest major sports in North America, with a rich history that's over a century long. That history has been defined by outstanding players, inspiring moments, incredible records and, of course, baseball slang. 

Baseball slang helps describe baseball in ways that other descriptions can't. Slang adds a little flair to what's happening on the field. It gives the audience a better description of events that can be imagined and adds to the quality of the experience. Who wouldn't want that? 

Do you know your baseball slang? Can you remember all of the phrases that announcers use when calling a game? If you think you can, then take this quiz and prove it. That's if you're up for the challenge, because this quiz isn't for the faint of heart. If you're ready, though, get started and prove your knowledge on baseball slang! 

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