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    What’s a skier? Baseball vs. cricket.

    Yeah, we know, this is a baseball town. But would it hurt us to understand how this other game is played, now that we have a bar dedicated to it?

    Herewith, a brief tutorial on the lingo, equipment and a few rules of the two sports.

    Baseball vs. Cricket

    Pitcher/Bowler

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    Catcher/Wicket-keeper

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    Hitter/Batsman

    Gloves/No gloves (with a few exceptions)

    Round bat/Flat bat

    Pitcher’s mound/No mound

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    5.25 oz. (heaviest allowed ball)/5.8 oz.

    Fans keep balls/Fans return balls

    At-bat/Knock

    Hit /Shot

    Pop fly/Skier (pron. SKY-er)

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    An out /A wicket

    Error/Misfield

    Beanball /Bouncer