baseball play


Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to baseball play: baseball game
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.baseball play - (baseball) a play executed by a baseball teambaseball play - (baseball) a play executed by a baseball team
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!"
maneuver, manoeuvre, play - a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"
double play - the act of getting two players out on one play
triple play - the act of getting three players out on one play
pick-off - a baseball play in which a base runner is caught off base and tagged out
squeeze play - a baseball play in which a runner on third base tries to score as the batter bunts the pitch
References in periodicals archive ?
(18.) "Maids nudge Belles, 2 to 1," Miami (Florida) Herald, December 11, 1952, C12; "Girl Baseball 'Frozen Out'," Miami Herald, December 13, 1952, A21; "Lauderdale Girls Swamp Miami, 5-1," Miami Herald, December 21, D8; "Lauderdale Girls Lose 2," Miami Herald, December 22, D4; and "Girl Baseball Play Resumes Tuesday Night," Miami Herald, January 4, 1953, D6.
Represented by Saranggani, the Philippines clashes with Japan at the start of the Intermediate 50/70 division, while International Little League Association of Manila (ILLAM) collides with Australia in the Senior League Baseball play.
Lechuga, who adapted another Havana Fest feature debut, Charlie Medina's black-and-white "Penumbra," based on the allegorical baseball play "Penumbra en el noveno cuarto" by Amado del Pino, is prepping a more mainstream project, "Vampires on Bicycles." "Vampires" is set in the early 1990s, after the breakup of the Soviet Union, Cuba's key trade partner and benefactor, plunged it into economic crisis.
Cloud State Teachers College when it began baseball play in 1924 in the Minnesota State League.
No, it's not a baseball play on the radio or waitress slang for a burger and fries at the local diner.
Keith Glover's new musical, The Rose of Corazon: A Texas Songplay (with music by Billy Thompson and George Caldwell) and Lee Blessing's race-relations satire Flag Day accompany the local debuts of Stuart Flack's topical Homeland Security and Richard Dresser's baseball play Rounding Third.
What role did baseball play in a boisterous, booming urban complex filled with new immigrants?
This wasn't a reference to some obscure baseball play --it's a tool used to polish the mirror.
As the analysis unfolds, Leifer gives us data on most of the questions intriguing sports enthusiasts: What role did the great personalities of baseball play? What about the reserve clause, revenue sharing, recruiting players from colleges, and player-owner labor relations?
The findings in this report suggest that breakaway bases should be used at all levels of adult softball and baseball play.
The notion of sport as pure recreation, of leisure activity as pure play, could arise only after baseball play had also become baseball work.