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  • 121 go from bad to worse — batter n, bed n …

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  • 122 Softball — This article is about the sport. For other uses, see Soft ball (disambiguation). Softball Highest governing body International Softball Federation First played United States, 1887 Characteristics …

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  • 123 Baseball rules — The rules of baseball differ slightly from league to league, but in general share the same basic gameplay. Contents 1 Codes 2 Differences and evolution 3 Gameplay 3.1 General structure …

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  • 124 baseball — /bays bawl /, n. 1. a game of ball between two nine player teams played usually for nine innings on a field that has as a focal point a diamond shaped infield with a home plate and three other bases, 90 ft. (27 m) apart, forming a circuit that… …

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  • 125 Batting out of turn — In baseball, a sequence of nine players come to bat according to their team s batting order, taking turns in an attempt to become a runner and reach base or to help preceding runners to score. Occasionally, one or more batters may bat in the… …

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  • 126 List of baseball jargon (S) — sabermetrics:Sabermetrics is the analysis of baseball through objective evidence, especially baseball statistics. The term is derived from the SABR – the Society for American Baseball Research. The term was coined by Bill James, an enthusiastic… …

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  • 127 Comparison of cricket and baseball — Cricket and baseball are the best known members of a family of related bat and ball games. While many of their rules, terminology, and strategies are similar, there are many differences some subtle, some major between the two games. Other present …

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  • 128 Official scorer — Booth of the official scorer in Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium (Taiwan) In the game of …

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  • 129 Baseball field — The baseball diamond of the San Diego Padres PETCO Park, seen from the stands. A baseball field, also called a ball field or a baseball diamond, is the field upon which the game of baseball is played. The terms baseball field and ball field are… …

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  • 130 Glossary of baseball (C) — Contents 1 Cactus League 2 caddy 3 called shot 4 called up …

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  • 131 Interference (baseball) — In baseball, interference is an infraction where a person illegally changes the course of play from what is expected. Interference might be committed by players on the offense, players not currently in the game, catchers, umpires, or spectators;… …

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  • 132 List of baseball jargon (P) — to paint:To throw pitches at the edges of the strike zone. A pitcher who can paint consistiently may be referred to as Rembrandt or Picasso, and can be said to paint the black or paint the corner.park:To hit a home run. He parked a three run… …

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  • 133 Baseball scorekeeping — is a shorthand method of recording the details of a baseball game. Scorekeeping is done by the official scorer to document a game, as well as by fans for their own enjoyment. Henry Chadwick and, to a lesser extent, MJ Kelly are responsible for… …

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  • 134 List of baseball jargon (B) — backdoor breaking ball: A breaking pitch, usually a slider, curveball, or cut fastball that, due to its lateral motion, passes through a small part of the strike zone on the outside edge of the plate after appearing it would miss the plate… …

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  • 135 List of baseball jargon (C) — Cactus League:The group of teams that conduct their pre season spring training exhibition games in Arizona where the cactus grows in abundance. See also Grapefruit League.caddy:A caddy s sole function is to come in as a substitute in the late… …

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  • 136 List of baseball jargon (H) — hack:To swing awkwardly at the ball. As his son stood in the batter s box and hacked away, Wolpert came up with the idea of opening his own batting cage in Manhattan. [ [http://money.cnn.com/2001/07/30/sbstarting/q baseball/. Getting Started:… …

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  • 137 Rounders — Infobox Teamsport subject name=Rounders image link= image caption= governing body=National Rounders Association Gaelic Athletic Association teams=2 players=9 12 length= 5 7 Innings origincountry=England firstgame=1884 first with formalised rules… …

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  • 138 Double play — This article is about the baseball play. For double play magnetic tape, see audio tape length and thickness. For the jazz album, see Double Play!. After stepping on second base, the fielder throws to first to complete a double play In baseball, a …

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  • 139 Baseballregeln — Die Baseballregeln bestimmen den Ablauf eines Baseball Spieles. Erklärungsvideo der Baseballregeln Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 2 Spielfeld 3 …

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  • 140 Strikeout — In baseball or softball, a strikeout or strike out (denoted by SO or K) occurs when a batter receives three strikes during his time at bat. Strikeouts are associated with dominance on the part of the pitcher, although it is recognized that the… …

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