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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A hitter would be required to be in the batters box with at least 5 seconds left on the timer.
Conger needs more time behind the plate to improve his defense, but he's already a force in the batters box, having hit 25 home runs in 179 minor league games.
Items that were donated for the auction included Miami City Ballet performance tickets and batters box tickets for the Miami Marlins courtesy of Colson Hicks Eidson, as well as donations from several local hotels, restaurants and retailers.