MLA or MLB?

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Can you name the source of each of these rules?

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A batter who does not realize his situation on a third strike not caught [...] shall be declared out once he leaves the dirt circle surrounding home plate.
The web of the mitt shall measure not more than five inches from its top to the base of the thumb crotch.
Using another person’s ideas, information, or expressions without acknowledging that person’s work constitutes intellectual theft.
A FORFEITED GAME is a game declared ended by the umpire-in-chief in favor of the offended team by the score of 9 to 0, for violation of the rules.
Each umpire has authority to disqualify any player, coach, manager or substitute for objecting to decisions or for unsportsmanlike conduct or language [...].
Begin each entry flush with the left margin; if an entry runs more than one line, indent the subsequent line or lines one-half inch from the left margin.
The defensive team’s objective is to prevent offensive players from becoming runners, and to prevent their advance around the bases.
The word processor may automatically insert your running head on every page of your paper if you do not specify otherwise.
No existing playing field shall be remodeled after June 1, 1958, in such manner as to reduce the distance from home base to the foul poles and to the center field fence [...].
A table is usually labeled Table, given an arabic numeral, and titled.
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If a prose quotation runs no more than four lines and requires no special emphasis, put it in quotation marks and incorporate it into the text.
The information in your parenthetical references in the text must match the corresponding information in the entries in your list of works cited.
Italicize words and letters that are referred to as words and letters.
Any player other than the pitcher may have numbers, letters, insignia attached to the sleeve of the undershirt.
When the pitcher disengages the rubber, he must drop his hands to his sides.
If your instructor permits brief corrections on the printout, write them neatly and legibly in ink directly above the lines involved, using carets to indicate where they go.
Spell out the names of months in the text but abbreviate them in the list of works cited, except for May, June, and July.
To cite a cartoon or comic strip, state the artist’s name; the title of the cartoon or comic strip (if any), in quotation marks; and the descriptive label Cartoon or Comic strip.
The pitcher shall deliver the pitch to the batter who may elect to strike the ball, or who may not offer at it, as he chooses.
A runner acquires the right to an unoccupied base when he touches it before he is out.

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