Texas leaguer
noun Etymology: Texas League, a baseball minor league Date: 1903 a fly in baseball that falls too far out to be caught by an infielder and too close in to be caught by an outfielder

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  • Texas Leaguer — Tex as Leagu er [From the Texas (baseball) League.] (Baseball) A short fly that falls too far out to be handled by an infielder and too close in to be caught by an outfielder; called also {Texas league single}. [Cant] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Texas leaguer — ☆ Texas leaguer n. [after the Texas (baseball) League] Baseball a fly ball that falls in fair territory between the infield and outfield …   English World dictionary

  • Texas leaguer — Baseball. a pop fly that falls safely between converging infielders and outfielders. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • Texas leaguer — noun A weakly hit fly ball that drops between the infielders and outfielders for a hit; a flare …   Wiktionary

  • Texas leaguer — Tex′as lea guer n. spo a pop fly in baseball that falls safely between converging infielders and outfielders • Etymology: 1900–05, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • texas leaguer —  A person of minor importance (baseball) …   American business jargon

  • Texas leaguer — noun (baseball) a fly ball that falls between and infielder and an outfielder • Topics: ↑baseball, ↑baseball game • Hypernyms: ↑fly, ↑fly ball …   Useful english dictionary

  • Texas — Mexican province, briefly an independent nation and now a U.S. state, from Sp. Texas, Tejas, earlier pronounced ta shas, originally an ethnic name, from Caddo (eastern Texas Indian tribe) taysha friends, allies, written by the Spanish as a plural …   Etymology dictionary

  • Texas league single — Texas Leaguer Tex as Leagu er [From the Texas (baseball) League.] (Baseball) A short fly that falls too far out to be handled by an infielder and too close in to be caught by an outfielder; called also {Texas league single}. [Cant] [Webster 1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Texas League — Infobox sports league pixels = 150px caption = Texas League logo sport = Baseball founded = 1902 motto = teams = 8 country = USA champion = Arkansas Travelers folded = website = [http://www.texas league.com/ Official Website] The Texas League is… …   Wikipedia

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