pitcher's mound


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pitcher's mound

Mound near the center of the infield from which the pitcher throws the ball.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pitcher's mound - (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher standspitcher's mound - (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
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!"
baseball diamond, infield, diamond - the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
baseball equipment - equipment used in playing baseball
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We played in a couple of interesting grounds - one of those was Yankee Stadium which still had the pitcher's mound on the field of play and that was a wee bit different.
Ten years ago I walked my youngest daughter from home plate to the pitcher's mound where she said her wedding vows during one of the summer games.
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During an interview with radio host Ryan Seacrest, Obama said that when he wore the loose jeans four years ago while out on the pitcher's mound, he didn't want to feel confined, Politico reported.
The national universities' tournament, the country's top competition, was held on an astroturf baseball field in the capital, where the pitcher's mound had been removed, the stumps were made of plastic instead of wood, and the boundary marked out by orange discs than a traditional rope.
By Dileep Premachandran/Mumbai In For Love of the Game, Billy Chapel, played by Kevin Costner, stands on the pitcher's mound and the play announcer says: "You get the feeling that Billy Chapel isn't pitching against left-handers, he isn't pitching against pinch-hitters, he isn't pitching against the Yankees.
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But Taft surprised everyone by hurling the ball all the way to the pitcher's mound, where Walter Johnson caught it.