baseball field

(redirected from Pitcher's rubber)
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Noun1.baseball field - the baseball playing fieldbaseball field - the baseball playing field    
ballpark, park - a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games); "take me out to the ballpark"
baseball diamond, infield, diamond - the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
box - any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned; "the umpire warned the batter to stay in the batter's box"
outfield - the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases
athletic field, playing area, playing field, field - a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
foul line - lines through 1st and 3rd base indicating the boundaries of a baseball field
Translations
campo de béisboldiamante
References in periodicals archive ?
Before the first pitch at Glendale Sports Complex, Alemany filed the protest after discovering the pitcher's rubber was at 43 feet instead of the regulation 40-foot distance used in high school games.
If the pitcher is standing on or astride the pitcher's rubber when a hidden ball trick is attempted, a balk is called which makes the play far more difficult to pull off successfully.
I place my video camera 30 feet behind and six feet above the pitcher's rubber, centered straight down the line between home plate and second base-making sure the 24-inch-long rubber is clearly visible.
The victory puts Alemany and Chaminade into second place, a game behind Flintridge Sacred Heart of La Canada Flintridge, which defeated the Warriors 4-3 Thursday in a game that was protested by Alemany before the first pitch because the pitcher's rubber was at 43 feet instead of 40.