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Question 1: A base on balls (BB) is credited to a batter and against a pitcher in ________ when a batter receives four pitches that the umpire calls balls.
Major League Baseball record holdersBaseball statisticsMajor League Baseball Triple CrownStrikeout

Question 2: In the top of the 10th inning, with a runner on second base, Baltimore pitcher Todd Williams was signaled to intentionally walk the Marlins' ________.
Gary SheffieldDontrelle WillisMiguel CabreraIván Rodríguez

Question 3: ________ is the all time record holder with 688 intentional bases on balls (as of the start of the 2008 season).
Barry BondsFlamingo FieldSan Francisco Giants1971 National League Championship Series

Question 4: ________
List of Major League Baseball batting championsList of Major League Baseball players with a career .400 on-base percentageList of Major League Baseball home run championsList of Major League Baseball players with 2000 hits

Question 5: Therefore, a base on balls does not increase nor decrease a player's ________, but it does increase his on-base percentage.
Run (baseball)Grand slam (baseball)Home runBatting average

Question 6: A ________ is not counted statistically as a walk, though the effect is the same, with the batter receiving a free pass to first base.
StrikeoutWalk-off home runHit by pitchHome run

Question 7: In the Major Leagues, the most recent example of a swing at an intentional ball resulting in a hit occurred during a June 22, 2006 game between the Florida Marlins and the ________.
Bowie BaysoxDavey JohnsonBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles all-time roster

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