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ground ball

also ground·ball (ground′bôl′)
n.
1. Baseball A batted ball that rolls or bounces along the ground.
2. Sports A loose ball on the playing field in lacrosse.

ground′ ball′


n.
a batted baseball that rolls or bounces along the ground. Also called grounder.
[1855–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ground ball - (baseball) a hit that travels along the groundground ball - (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
hitting, striking, hit - the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
chopper, chop - a grounder that bounces high in the air
roller - a grounder that rolls along the infield
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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until I found out what could be done with one fungo hitter, a bucket of balls, and an idea--that an infielder could do something with every ground ball that he fields, either throw across to first base or work on a double-play feed.
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Ground Ball looks set to miss the Victor Chandler Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday due to the presence of Well Chief at the top of the weights.
Ground Ball, Macs Gildoran, Vic Ville, Naahil and Dalian Dawn all ran over fences last time.
CHARLIE Swan returned to the scene of some of his greatest triumphs to win the Thornberry Hurdle with Ground Ball in the Istabraq colours at Punchestown yesterday.
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