This is an alphabetical list of selected unofficial and specialized terms, phrases,
and other jargon used in
Common Terms. aboard - a runner reaching base. ace - the star pitcher on a team. appeal - a claim by the fielding side to an umpire that a rules violation has ...
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Balk: An illegal motion by the pitcher with one or more runners on base, entitling all runners to advance one base. A balk can be one of a number of movements ...
Ballist: A vintage
a game played on a large field by two teams of nine players who try to score runs by hitting a small ball with a bat and then running to each of the four bases ...
Jul 14, 2009
The following is a glossary of
Bunt - When a batter holds the
For more than a century, statistics have been a staple of the game of