gopher ball
noun Date: circa 1949 a pitched baseball hit for a home run

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gopher ball — n. [Slang] BaseballBaseball Slang a pitch that is hit for a home run …   English World dictionary

  • gopher ball — n. a baseball pitch that is hit as a home run. (When it is hit, the batter will go for home.) □ Wilbur hit another long gopher ball straight across center field. □ The center fielder did a dive over the fence trying to get the gopher ball …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • gopher ball — {n.}, {slang} A baseball pitch that is hit for a home run. * /The pitcher s only weakness this year is the gopher ball./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • gopher ball — {n.}, {slang} A baseball pitch that is hit for a home run. * /The pitcher s only weakness this year is the gopher ball./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • gopher\ ball — noun slang A baseball pitch that is hit for a home run. The pitcher s only weakness this year is the gopher ball …   Словарь американских идиом

  • gopher ball — Baseball Slang. a pitched ball hit for a home run: leading the league in gopher balls. [1945 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • gopher ball — noun : a pitched ball hit for extra bases; specifically : one hit for a home run * * * noun, pl ⋯ balls [count] baseball informal : a pitch that a batter hits for a home run a pitcher who has thrown eight gopher balls so far this year …   Useful english dictionary

  • gopher ball — noun A pitched ball hit for a home run …   Wiktionary

  • gopher ball — go′pher ball n. Slang. spo a pitched baseball hit for a home run …   From formal English to slang

  • Gopher — may refer to:* Gopher (animal), including: ** True gopher, i.e. pocket gopher or member of Geomyidae, native to North America ** Richardson s Ground Squirrel, a species of Spermophilus ** Ground squirrel, in a loose general sense, Sciuridae **… …   Wikipedia

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