Texas leaguer


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Texas leaguer

n. Baseball
A fly ball that drops between an infielder and an outfielder for a hit.

[After the Texas League, , a baseball minor league.]

Tex′as lea`guer


n.
a pop fly in baseball that falls safely between converging infielders and outfielders.
[1900–05, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Texas leaguer - (baseball) a fly ball that falls between and infielder and an outfielder
fly ball, fly - (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
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!"
References in periodicals archive ?
Minnesota scrapped until its last out, putting a pair of runners on base before pinch-hitter Madie Eckstrom lofted a Texas leaguer behind first base.
But hey, we'll take a little bloop, a Texas Leaguer.
Brian Mariani then sent a Texas leaguer to center field driving in Carroll.
Net Revenue Working Interest Well Interest (WI) (NRI) Operator Amazon #2 (DC 620 #1) 18% 16%* Anadarko San Jacinto #1 (DC 618 #1) 27% 23%* Dominion Texas Leaguer (HI 201 #1) 42% 32% Spinnaker Kauai (SS 145 #E-2) 25% 20% Tana * Could qualify for Royalty Suspension on the first 12 million BO equivalent (72 Bcfge), subject to prevalent gas price.
Characterized by Administrator Carol Browner as "a home run for the environment," the EPA's proposed fiscal 1995 budget for assistance to municipalities is, at best, a Texas leaguer.

Full browser ?