split-finger
noun see split-fingered fastball

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • split-finger fastball — ☆ split finger fastball [split′fiŋ′gər ] n. Baseball a type of fastball that sinks abruptly as it nears home plate, thrown with the grip used for a forkball …   English World dictionary

  • Split-finger fastball — A split finger fastball or splitter is a pitch in baseball and a variant of the straight fastball. It is named after the technique of putting the index and middle finger on different sides of the ball, or splitting them. When thrown hard, it… …   Wikipedia

  • split-finger fastball — noun A moderate rotation speed backspin pitch thrown with a ball gripped between the index finger and middle finger; it has good velocity, may have a precessing spin, and sinks as it approaches the plate. His strikeout pitch was his split finger… …   Wiktionary

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  • split-fingered fastball — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : a fast ball thrown with the ball gripped as for a fork ball so that it drops rapidly as it nears the plate * * * /split fing geuhrd/, Baseball. a pitch, similar to the forkball but thrown with the same arm speed as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • split-fingered fastball — noun Date: 1979 a fastball thrown with the ball gripped as for a forkball so that it drops rapidly as it nears the plate called also split finger, splitter …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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