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  Assist (sports) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An assist (hockey) goes to the player or players who helped set up a goal.
Similar to hockey, an assist (basketball) goes to the player whose pass facilitated a basket.
An assist (baseball) is awarded to every defensive player who touches the ball (after it has been hit by the batter) prior to the recording of a putout.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Assist_(sports)   (156 words)

 Assist (baseball) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In baseball, an assist (denoted by A) is a defensive statistic, baseball being the rare sport in which the defensive team controls the ball.
An assist is awarded to every defensive player who fields or touches the ball (after it has been hit by the batter) prior to the recording of a putout, even if the contact was unintentional.
An assist is also awarded if a put-out would have occurred, had not another fielder committed an error.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Assist_(baseball)   (214 words)

 U.S. Sports Terms
in baseball, the number of balls and strikes already thrown to the current batter (balls are always counted first: 3 and 1, 0 and 2; a "full count" is three balls and two strikes).
In baseball, it is a statistically measurable advantage due to the fact that the home team always knows exactly how many runs it needs to win (and therefore what strategy to try) because they always bat last.
The baseball park in Chicago was laid out with home plate at the west end and center field to the east, so a pitcher’s left arm, as he faced west, was to the south.
www.sonnerct.com /Glossaries/US_Sports_Terms.htm   (5365 words)

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Assist in the administration of a Division I program in the sport of baseball consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and other appropriate governing bodies (i.e.
Assist with the coordination of all baseball camps.
Assist the head coach in conducting the baseball program in accordance with all NCAA rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping for recruiting and playing/ practice seasons, monitoring, eligibility of student-athletes in the program, successfully completing the annual NCAA certification test, and assisting in the education of student athletes about NCAA rules.
www.blackcollegebaseball.com /JOB_OPENINGS/MiamiOhio061704.htm   (216 words)

 Baseball Terms
A fielder is credited with an assist when he throws a baserunner or hitter out at a base.
BASEBALL The baseball’s core is made of rubber and cork.
Official baseballs must weigh 5 to 5 1/4 ounces and be 9 to 9 1/4 inches around.
www.nocryinginbaseball.com /glossary/glossary.html   (2773 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Baseball Rules
An assist shall be credited to each fielder who throws or deflects a batted or thrown ball in such a way that a putout results, or would have resulted except for a subsequent error by any fielder.
Only one assist and no more shall be credited to each fielder who throws or deflects the ball in a run down play which results in a putout, or would have resulted in a putout, except for a subsequent error.
(c) Do not credit an assist to the pitcher when, as the result of a legal pitch received by the catcher, a runner is put out, as when the catcher picks a runner off base, throws out a runner trying to steal, or tags a runner trying to score.
www.baseball-almanac.com /rule10.shtml   (8156 words)

 NetShrine - Baseball Statistic Glossary
Assists [A] When a defensive player handles the ball during a play in which an out is recorded, but does not receive credit for making the putout, that player is credited with an assist.
A player is credited with a DP if as a fielder he receives an assist on the play that is defined as a double play or he records both put outs during such a play.
The contemporary formula for Major League Baseball includes this value, but since separate statistics on sac flies and sac hits is unavailable for most of the history of baseball, many use the formula which excludes this item.
www.netshrine.com /statglossary.html   (10139 words)

 Baseball By-Laws   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Youth Baseball Committee shall be composed of members who shall be appointed and approved by the Recreation and Parks Commission.
The purpose of the Youth Baseball Committee is to establish policies, formulate rules, set guidelines, and arbitrate all problems and protests.
Remember this is amateur baseball, strictly for enjoyment, not a life or death matter, victory or else.
www.mcrd.org /baseball_by-laws.htm   (7224 words)

 Ripken Baseball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
RMD has been working with local baseball enthusiasts in Smithfield, Virginia to develop a premier youth baseball complex as part of an activity center located in Isle of Wight County, Virginia.
SRA is a public Section 501 (c) (3) charitable association that provides a baseball and/or softball experience to local Smithfield area children ranging in ages from 5-16 years.
The vision for this project is to create a state-of-the-art playing field and surrounding stadium that incorporates the feel of the historic RF & P railway that carried passengers from Richmond to Washington, DC in late 1800’s and early 1900’s.
ripkenbaseball.com /management/youth   (636 words)

 The Baseball Scorecard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In that case, the putout shall be credited to the fielder for whom the throw was intended; the fielder whose throw was interfered with shall be credited with an assist.
If the fielder interfered with, was in the act of throwing the ball, he shall be credited with an assist.
In no case can he be credited with more than one assist on any one play.
www.baseballscorecard.com /forum/viewmessages.cfm?forum=11&topic=710   (542 words)

 Intern Program, Internship Program, Steele Internship, Hall of Fame Internship, Baseball Internship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an independent not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the history of baseball and its impact on our culture.
Assist the curatorial department in all aspects of addressing projects including conducting primary and secondary research on the history and provenance of museum artifacts, researching the events of baseball history to find connections with American culture, and writing up the results of the findings.
Assist with onsite visits by school groups and regional or national video conferences for educators or students outside Cooperstown.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /education/internships/intern_program.htm   (1523 words)

 Baseball Gloves
There are four basic types of baseball gloves, optimally designed for catchers, outfielders, first basemen, and other infielders.
An infielder's glove is relatively small, to assist infielders in reacting quickly when retrieving and throwing balls.
Baseball bats for adult baseball, youth baseball, and softball.
www.baseballgloves.us   (226 words)

 Cricket - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One umpire will stand behind the wicket at the end from which the ball is bowled, and adjudicate on most decisions.
The other will stand near the fielding position called square leg, which offers a side view of the batsman, and assist on decisions for which he has a better view.
They do this in two ways: by taking catches to dismiss a batsman, and by intercepting hit balls and returning them to the pitch to attempt run-outs to restrict the scoring of runs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cricket   (4810 words)

 In baseball, how is the Fielding Percentage (FPTC) statistic calculated? : Baseball statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Calculate: To calculate fielding percentage add the number of putouts and assists and divide by the total of putouts, assists and errors.
Fielding percentage is calculated to 3 decimal places and is dependent on putouts, assists and errors.
Assist: A player fields a ball and throws to a base or catches a ball at a base to get the runner out.
www.answerbag.com /q_view.php/5741   (251 words)

 Official Publication of the Professional Baseball Employment Opportunities Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He will work with 52-year old, 20-year veteran of professional baseball management, learn operation and hopefully be able to run complex within a couple of years.
Wichita Baseball, Inc. operates the Wichita Wranglers, AA affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, and the National Baseball Congress, recognized as the premier summer collegiate baseball tournament in the country.
Description : Wichita Baseball, Inc. (Wichita Wranglers, the double-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals and the National Baseball Congress) is currently looking for two (2) self-motivated and energetic individuals to join their sales staff for the 2005 season.
www.pbeo.com /member/newsletters/0105_newsletter.htm   (2569 words)

 West Tenn Diamond Jaxx
Successful applicants in the communications department should have excellent writing and computer skills, strong baseball knowledge, willingness to learn, willingness to work long hours and weekends, and be a team player.
Assist with all aspects of facility operations of Pringles park Stadium, primarily with Diamond Jaxx baseball games but also with supervising outside events such as high school and college baseball games, private parties and trade shows.
Assist with management of game day event staff such as parking attendants, ticket takers, ushers, security and first aid.
www.diamondjaxx.com /employment   (877 words)

 Showtime Sports Baseball Camps of Wisconsin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The identified representative will also assist Showtime Sports at the Combine by coaching or identifying a coach or coaches from their conference to manage their team for the two games.
The conference representative will assist on the follow up to his conference coaches to ensure that all ballots are returned in a timely matter as identified by Showtime Sports.
Conference coaches will nominate players from their team who they believe will play college baseball or are in the top twenty players of their class within their conference.
showtimesportscamps.com /static/minn_combine.htm   (1364 words)

 Pro baseball drills and baseball equipment
Baseball drills and baseball equipment, from a former major leaguer.
Just click on baseball videos on the navigation bar or click on baseball videos to take you there.
As a former major leaguer my mission is to provide you with some of the baseball drills and baseball instruction that I have used that helped me to the big leagues.
www.pro-baseball-drills-and-equipment.com   (518 words)

 The Baseball Scorecard
In a rundown play, I know the same fielder can't get two assists when there's only one out.
There is nothing in the rulebook that prohibits crediting an assist and a putout in this case.
Therefore, inasmuch as the criteria for awarding an assist, and for awarding a putout are both meet in this case, it would be inappropriate not to do so.
www.baseballscorecard.com /forum/viewmessages.cfm?forum=29&topic=645   (180 words)

 Log   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tennessee Smokies Baseball, Sevierville, TN The Tennessee Smokies, the AA affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, is currently hiring to fill a Director of Ticket Operations.
Assist in the planning and execution of special events such as national anthem auditions event and literacy campaign presentations in schools.
Duties include but are not limited to assisting with distribution of promotional items, assisting with the setup and tear down of all game day equipment, serving as liaison for custodial and maintenance needs and ensuring the ballpark is maintained and prepared for all games.
www.pbeo.com /member/newsletters/1104_newsletter.htm   (6550 words)

 Category:Baseball statistics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As with many sports, and perhaps even more so, statistics are very important to baseball.
Statistics have been kept for the Major Leagues since their creation.
For more information, see the article about Baseball statistics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Baseball_statistics   (107 words)

 baseball academy, baseball techniques, baseball training, baseball coaching, Precision Baseball Academy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
® is designed to assist today's youth in becoming champions on and off of the playing field.
PBA provides quality, professional athletic instruction coupled with an emphasis on developing a positive and strong character.
In addition, PBA instruction develops character traits beneficial to a young person's career on the field, in the classroom and the rest of their lives.
www.precisionbaseball.com   (202 words)

 Home Run Baseball Academy
From years of traveling and playing baseball, Rob and Nigel have been exposed to the best equipment and have used their connections to stock these quality products in Home Run Baseball Academy's PRO SHOP.
It is Home Run Baseball Academy's goal to assist in fostering the love of baseball and softball in our communities attracting new players lending to the growth within organizations.
Rob and Nigel hope to assist players with their development to qualify for scholarship programs or even become a professional baseball player able to compete with our friends to the south who have always had the advantage of longer seasons and superior facilities.
www.homerunbaseball.ca /hr_about_us.html   (305 words)

 Baseball statistics - Art History Online Reference and Guide
General managers and baseball scouts study player statistics to decide what players to try to get for their team.
However, the advent of sabermetrics brought an onslaught of new statistics that better gauge a player's performance and contributions to his team from year to year.
The Baseball Cube Statistical Database for Major League, Minor League and College baseball.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/Baseball_statistics   (1612 words)

 Charlie Gehringer
A native from Fowlerville, Michigan, Gehringer has been considered by most to be one of the greatest second basemen of all time.
He led the American League in both assists and fielding percentage seven times each.
Gehringer was selected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1949.
www.1bx.com /en/Charlie_Gehringer.htm   (228 words)

 Qwipster's Movie Reviews - Review: Mr. Baseball
He finds himself in hot water with the coach and the press time and time again but the coach and translator do what they can to assist his assimilation, while a romance with a young Japanese advertising professional helps him see there's a lot to like in Japan.
BASEBALL is a somewhat hokey, somewhat predictable, but irresistibly likeable comedy with Selleck perfect in the title role.
BASEBALL isn't a groundbreaking flick by any stretch and probably won't be listed when running down classic baseball films.
www.qwipster.net /mrbaseball.htm   (184 words)

 PONY Baseball/Softball • Protect Our Nation's Youth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
To assist PONY Baseball and Softball in following player careers after graduation from the program regarding noteworthy achievements in society or professions and recognize them.
To coordinate and assist PONY Baseball and Softball Zones in organizing and conducting reunions and other activities by establishing alumni chapters in the various Zones.
To act in harmony with the PONY Baseball and Softball Board of Directors with whom the ultimate control of the Alumni Association is vested.
www.ponysoftball.com /home/default.asp?menu_category=Alumni&menuid=246   (197 words)

 Putout - Art History Online Reference and Guide
In baseball statistics, a putout (denoted by PO or fly-ball when appropriate) is given to a defensive player who records an out by one of the following methods:
A putout is not recorded for players who throw the ball to another player to make a putout; they are given an assist instead.
There is an exception: When the pitcher records a strikeout, no assist is recorded even though that pitcher threw the ball to the catcher, who was credited with a putout for catching the third strike.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/Putout   (120 words)

 Hawai'i's Trapasso to assist USA Baseball - The Honolulu Advertiser - Hawaii's Newspaper
Returning University of Hawai'i baseball players won't be the only ones busy this summer.
They are to report for team trials June 19 in Durham, N.C. The team will play at the II FISU World University Baseball Championships in Chinese, Taipei, July 22 to Aug. 1.
USA Baseball will invite 36 college freshmen and sophomores to the trials.
the.honoluluadvertiser.com /article/2004/May/06/sp/sp12a.html   (281 words)

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