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With 138 years of competition between the Cardinals and Cubs, there's one thing both can agree on: the rules of baseball. They are without argument. An understanding of those rules will make the excitement of the game you're watching even more exciting. 

Now that you have a little insight on the clubs' special rivalry, here's a little terminology to help you understand the ins and outs of baseball. What's a diamond? A strike? A foul ball? And learn why a fan gets to keep a home run ball they catch once it's left the field of play. 

Let's play ball!

12 Baseball Terms to Get You Started