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Q: Who is the player who gives signals to the pitcher to tell him what type of pitch to throw?
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Who is the player in baseball that is positioned behind the home plate and responsible for receiving the pitch from the pitcher?

The player in baseball that is positioned behind the home plate and is responsible for receiving the pitch from the pitcher is called the catcher.


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The pitcher must be on the "rubber" when making a pitch.


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What a catcher gives a pitcher?

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