Scoring the game

Ah, you must be serious about enjoying a game of baseball. Let's see if we can help.

Downloadable baseball score sheet

We have a free, print-your-own, baseball score sheet you're welcome to download. There are two versions, one suitable for any contest under American League rules, and one customized for Twins games. It fits 12 innings, 27 position players, 7 pitchers, 2 catchers, and stats, for both teams, on two sides of an 8.5 x 11 page.

Here's the score sheet and FAQ.

Why bother scoring?

Coming soon.

How to score in one easy lesson

Coming soon.

Useful reference material

Check the book reviews section for two books particularly helpful to scorers: The Official Rules, and The Baseball Fan's Companion. They're the first two books listed.

You can grab team rosters from the links in the sidebar. Those are helpful in a park like the Metrodome, where pre-game lineups are shown by jersey number only.