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t’s time for our annual Rules Quiz. To qualify as a full-time MLB umpire, you must get all 10 correct. A score of 9 correct answers places you in Triple-A with the possibility of being a replacement for vacationing MLB umpires. A score of 7-8 correct answers places you in Double-A while providing the correct answers on 5-6 questions buries you in the low minors. If you

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