batter's box


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batter's box

Area to left and right of the home plate in which the batter stands.
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Noun1.batter's box - an area on a baseball diamond (on either side of home plate) marked by lines within which the batter must stand when at batbatter's box - an area on a baseball diamond (on either side of home plate) marked by lines within which the batter must stand when at bat
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"
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With seven screen golf ranges and two screen baseball batting cages, OG Zone utilizes the latest technology to offer guests an immersive PGA Tour experience, or standing in the batter's box of a Major League Baseball game.
The New York Mets' designated hitter barely spent any time in the batter's box before he struck out looking in the third inning of the team's game against the Boston Red Sox.
TIME + ACTIVITY 40 seconds PA announces batter and begins to play walk-up music 30 seconds Pitcher throws final warm-up pitch 25 seconds Batter's walk up music ends 20-5 seconds Batter enters the batter's box 20-0 seconds Pitcher begins motion to deliver pitch + Time remaining on commercial countdown clock
For example, I tell my boys (ages 10, 8 and 3) that if you want to be a hitter in baseball you can't fear stepping into the batter's box.
The pace-of-game rules were talked about, the manager said, and one clarification was that hitters only have to keep one foot in the batter's box after they take a pitch.
Much like how pro baseball players walk up to the batter's box with select music, presidential contenders make statements with the music played as they walk onstage at major political events.
Right out of the batter's box, let us get this straight.
The tying score was on the field - Sox home run hitter Matt Burnett stepped into the batter's box when the thunder came.
at the Dodgers' spring training in Arizona, Jacobs will be in the batter's box being measured only by his ability as a ballplayer.
He was hustling up to the batter's box when he tripped on Spiff's tossed bat and went down flat on his face.
From the batter's box, the view must have looked like a black-and-white movie with the volume turned all the way up.
They say that their experiments were similar to what baseball players experience when they step into the batter's box, and get ready for the pitcher to throw the ball.