Every Numbers Game scorebook includes a guide for using our scoresheets, as well as a reference for common scoring abbreviations. Additional helpful resources are listed below. Have a suggestion for a good resource to add to the list? Let us know, we’d love to hear from you.
- Scoring abbreviations on baseball-almanac.com
- Sample completed #22 Scorebook scoresheet (from Yankees @ Cardinals, 8/7/2022)
- r/BaseballScorecards on Reddit
Pens & Pencils
The scorekeeper’s writing tool of choice is an important and personal consideration. Here’s a few suggestions that might help you find your next favorite.
- Pilot Frixion Erasable Pens (recommended by elite scorekeeper MeowPrincessSandwich on r/BaseballScorecards on Reddit)
Other Baseball Scorebooks
If Numbers Game scorebooks aren’t right for you, we recommend products from these fellow scorekeeping revivalists.
Traveler Scorebook and Field Guide by Thirty81Project
The Square Scorebook by 7-2 Double Play
The Halfiner by Eephus League
Bob Carpenter's Baseball Scorebook by Bob Carpenter
- Wirkmaa's Baseball / Softball Scorebook by Andres Wirkmaa, Esq.
Common Baseball Scorekeeping Questions
Baseball Resources and Content We Love
Baseball Rules Academy - Expert Analysis of "Crazy Rules" - Expert analysis on hundreds of interesting, obscure, and crazy baseball rules, organized by category. Twenty-two posts about batter interference alone!
BatFlipBombz on Instagram - Sometimes profane, almost always interesting. Appreciate the fun.
Brewers Babes podcast - We sponsor them because we love them.