I am pretty sure I posted a puzzle like this in the past. In fact, it may have been this one. That said, here is something to work on today in the wake of a slow news day.
Mike, Ed, Harry, Paul, Allen, Bill, Jerry, Sam, and Andy play on the same National League team. Using the clues below, help them identify which position they need to run out to when the season begins.

  • 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 dollars 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 catcher, pitcher, and infield except for Allen, Harry and Andy are shorter than Sam
  • Paul,  Andy and the shortstop lost 150 dollars each at the racetrack
  • Paul, Harry, Bill and the catcher lost to the second baseman at pool
  • Sam is undergoing a divorce suit
  • The catcher and the third base each have two children
  • Ed, Paul, Jerry, the right fielder and the center fielder are bachelors, the others are married
  • The shortstop, third baseman and Bill each won betting on a fight
  • One of the outfielders is either Mike or Andy
  • Jerry is taller than Bill and Mike is shorter than Bill and each of them is heavier than the third baseman
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