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Bullpen - Wikipedia

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In baseball, the bullpen (or simply the pen) is the area where relief pitchers warm -up before entering a game. A team's roster of relief pitchers is also metonymically referred to as "the b...

Why do they call it a bullpen? | Reference.com

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There are many contradictory theories about the origin of the term "bullpen" in baseball. The most prevalent theory claims that the term arose because Bull ...

6 Theories on the Origin of the Bullpen | Mental Floss

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Oct 15, 2009 ... No one really knows where the term bullpen comes from, and no one ... was first called the bullpen in a Baseball Magazine article published in ...

Does anyone know why they call it a 'bullpen' in baseball?

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Jan 16, 2001 ... Back in the early years of baseball, Bull Durham tobacco used to sponsor billboards in the parks. Tobacco chewing, of course, was a major ...

Origin of The Term Bullpen - HeckleDepot.com

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The origin of the term "bullpen" has long been debated in baseball. One popular notion is that the term came from Bull Durham tobacco. At one time most ...

Why is it called the bullpen - Answers.com

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It is called a bull pen because in the early day's they had baseball fields and farms and the pitcher would warm up in the same pin as a bull. This would get there ...

Rotation and the Bullpen - How Baseball Works (a guide to the ...

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In modern day baseball, teams generally have five starting pitchers, and they ... to remove a starting pitcher and bring in a replacement - you don't want to do it ... a pitcher out of the bullpen, you'll see a telephone call made to the bullpen to get ...

Bullpen | Define Bullpen at Dictionary.com

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[baseball sense perhaps fr a boys' game called bullpen, attested fr 1857, in which opponents lined up in a rectangle and threw balls at each other; similarly, the ...

bullpen - Wordorigins.org

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Jan 16, 2009 ... One of the mysteries of the game of baseball is the origin of the term ... in what was called a bull-pen made of pine trees, cut down so …as to ...

How did the area called the "Bullpen" get its name in... - Q&A

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Nov 7, 2003 ... That's why they call it a bullpen in baseball. The relief pitcher stays in there until needed, and then the gate opens and he comes onto the ...