Baseball team

Reply Tue 4 May, 2004 05:12 am
Andy dislikes the catcher.
Ed's sister is engaged to the second baseman.
The center fielder is taller than the right fielder.
Harry and the third baseman live in the same building.
Paul and Allen each won $20 from the pitcher at pinochle.
Ed and the outfielders play poker during their free time.
The pitcher's wife is the third baseman's sister.
The pitcher, catcher, and infielders except Allen, Harry, and Andy, are shorter than Sam.
Paul, Andy, and the shortstop lost $50 each at the racetrack.
Paul, Harry, Bill, and the catcher took a trouncing from the second baseman at pool.
Sam is involved in a divorce suit.
The catcher and the third baseman each have two children.
Ed, Paul, Jerry, the right fielder, and the center fielder are bachelors.
The others are married.
The shortstop, the third baseman, and Bill each cleaned up
$100 betting on the fight.
One of the outfielders is either Mike or Andy.
Jerry is taller than Bill.
Mike is shorter than Bill.
Each of them is heavier than the third baseman.

Using these facts, determine the names of the men playing the various positions on the baseball team
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Reply Tue 4 May, 2004 06:09 am
wow, thanks Smile it was pleasure for huge baseball fan like me (yeah, there are some huge baseball fans in Croatia too, about 17 of us Wink )

Anyway, I believe

P-Harry, C-Allen, 1B-Paul, 2B-Jerry, 3B-Andy, SS-Ed, LF-Sam, CF-Bill, RF-Mike.
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Reply Tue 4 May, 2004 03:34 pm
Ok, I think I have it:

P: Harry
C: Allen
1B: Paul
2B: Jerry
3B: Andy
SS: Ed
LF: Sam
CF: Bill
RF: Mike
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Reply Tue 4 May, 2004 03:36 pm
well, yeah, I think you have it too Very Happy Wink
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Exister -
Reply Wed 12 May, 2004 02:01 am
The pitcher can't be Harry.

"The pitcher, catcher, and infielders except Allen, Harry, and Andy, are shorter than Sam. "

Gotta give this riddle more thought Rolling Eyes
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Reply Wed 12 May, 2004 02:24 am
no Exister, read more carefully Smile
Allen, Harry and Andy ARE in the group "pitcher, catcher and infielders"

You can understand it as: Out of six of them (pitcher, catcher and infielders), all are shorter then Sam except Allen, Harry and Andy.
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Reply Wed 12 May, 2004 06:38 am
Welcome Exister, it is always good to see a new name on this topic. Very Happy However, I would suggest you do not waste your time on this question. MOU has the correct answer. Still, there is plenty left to try. Enjoy.
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