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  • 161 List of baseball jargon (F) — Fall Classic:The World Series the championship series of Major League Baseball, in which the champion of the American League faces off against the champion of the National League. Typically, this series takes place in October, so playing in… …

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  • 162 Pitcher — In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throwsthe baseball from the pitcher s mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter who attempts to either make contact with it or draw a walk. In the numbering system… …

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  • 163 Pepper (baseball) — Pepper is both a common batting and fielding exercise and a competitive game in baseball, where one player hits brisk ground balls to a group of fielders who are standing close by. Contents 1 Exercise 2 Game 3 Banning of pepper 4 …

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  • 164 List of baseball jargon (G) — gamer:A player who plays particularly hard and is prone to making the right play at the right time, often in big games. Also used to refer to an excellent piece of equipment, such as a glove or mitt.gap:The space between outfielders. Also alley.… …

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  • 165 List of baseball jargon (I) — ice cream cone:Colorful term used to describe the appearance of a baseball caught in the tip of the webbing of a glove. The partially protruding white ball contrasted with the tan colored glove resembles a large waffle cone. More usually called a …

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  • 166 Fish and chips — Fish and chips, photographed in Norfolk, England Fish and chips (colloquially known as a fish supper in Scotland and Northern Ireland) is a popular take away food in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. It typically consists of… …

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  • 167 Tempura — nihongo|Tempura|天ぷら|tenpura is a classic Japanese dish of deep fried battered vegetables or seafood. Preparation Batter and Frying A light batter is made of cold water and wheat flour. Eggs, baking soda or baking powder, starch, oil, and/or… …

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  • 168 Hits per nine innings — In baseball statistics, hits per nine innings (denoted by H/9) is the average number of hits allowed by a pitcher in a nine inning period; calculated as: (hits allowed x 9) / innings pitched. This is a measure of a pitcher s success based on the… …

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  • 169 Lefty-righty switch — In baseball, the lefty righty switch is a maneuver by which a player that struggles against left or right handed players is replaced by a player who excels in the situation, usually only for the duration of the situation in question. For instance …

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  • 170 List of baseball jargon (0-9) — 0 1 ( oh and one ), also, 1 0, 0 2, 1 1, 2 0, 1 2, 2 1, 3 0, 2 2, 3 1, 3 2:The possible instances of the count, the number of balls and strikes currently tallied against a batter. Traditionally, the first number in the count corresponds to balls …

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  • 171 Run batted in — or RBI is a statistic used in baseball, softball and dartball to credit a batter when the outcome of his at bat results in a run being scored, except in certain situations such as when an error is made on the play. The first team to track RBI was …

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  • 172 Hit and run (baseball) — A hit and run is a play in baseball in which the baserunners are in motion before the ball is hit and the batter attempts to make contact with the pitch. If the ball is unhittable, such as if it is thrown in the dirt or high above the batter s… …

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  • 173 Fourth out — In baseball, the fourth out is a legal out made by the defense after three outs in a half inning already have been recorded. According to the rules, the third out does not cause the ball to become dead; if the fielders make a subsequent out that… …

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  • 174 Statis Pro Baseball — was a strategic baseball simulation board game. It was created by Jim Barnes in 1970, named after a daily newspaper column he wrote for an Iowa morning newspaper, and published by Avalon Hill in 1978, and new player cards were made for each new… …

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  • 175 Pat Venditte — Infobox MLB player width = 250 name=Pat Venditte position=Relief pitcher team=New York Yankees number= bats=Right throws=Switch birthdate=birth date and age|1985|6|30 birthplace=city state|Omaha|NebraskaPat Venditte Jr. (born June 30, 1985 in… …

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  • 176 Batterrunner — eine Spieler At Bat Situation Der Batter (auf Deutsch auch Schlagmann) ist derjenige Offensivspieler im Baseball und Softball Sport, der gerade versucht, den Ball zu schlagen. Batter und Hitter sind synonym gebrauchte Begriffe. Der Begriff leitet …

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  • 177 Baseball statistics — Statistics play an important role in summarizing baseball performance and evaluating players in the sport. Since the flow of baseball has natural breaks to it, the game lends itself to easy record keeping and statistics. This makes comparisons… …

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  • 178 Earned run — In baseball, an earned run is any run for which the pitcher is held accountable (i.e., the run scored as a result of normal pitching, and not due to a fielding error or a passed ball). Any runner(s) who tags his base and reaches home plate is… …

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  • 179 Foul ball — In baseball, a foul ball is a batted ball that is not a foul tip, and that:* passes out of the playing field in flight while over foul ground, or * first falls on foul territory beyond first or third base, or * bounds past first or third base on… …

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  • 180 Batting (baseball) — In baseball, batting is the act of facing the opposing pitcher and trying to produce offense for one s team. A batter or hitter is a person whose turn it is to face the pitcher. The goals of batters are to produce runs, but the techniques and… …

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