5-hitter


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Noun1.5-hitter - a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits5-hitter - a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
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Shrewsbury 3, Wachusett 2: Mike West tossed a 5-hitter and struck out four, while Jack Quinlivan was 3 for 3 with two RBIs as the No.
However, other sources, including Richard Goldstein in his book Superstars and Screwballs: 100 Years of Brooklyn Baseball, report that, in the last game played in Ebbets Field, the Dodgers beat the Pirates 2-0 behind twenty- four-year-old Danny McDevitt's 5-hitter (Tuesday evening, September 24).