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A boy or man who looks after the equipment of a baseball team, especially the bats.
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(ˈbætˌbɔɪ) or


(Baseball) a young person who assists at baseball games, carrying bats to players and moving other equipment
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"I thought getting to the big leagues was something, because I had been a batboy with the Dodgers, but it was depressing to lose two out of every three games."
The story is told through the eyes of a fictional Cubs batboy, who has a "chance" encounter with Cubs player-manager Frank Chance, and centers on the controversy of the Cubs winning the 1908 NL pennant.
SLC acting credits include Two Henrys and Crucible (PTC); Saturday's Voyeur, Climbing With Tigers, Rapture Blister Burn, Good People, CHARM (World Premiere), Swimming in the Shallows, Big Love, Batboy: The Musical, and Gross Indecency (Salt Lake Acting Company); A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Town (The Grand Theatre); and Ice Front (World Premiere), Kreutzer Sonata (World Premiere), and BASH (Plan-B).
Keene relates her own ties to baseball through the experiences of her late father, who served as a batboy for a team of professional ballplayers who were enrolled in the preflight program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
So, SA bowlers are weak and carefree to offer at east one full 100 to a top batboy, if the top ones fail then next persons in order would get it - even Dhoni could hope for it if others fail.
Anderson was the batboy for the 1948 USC Trojans, Yale's opponent in the College World Series that year.
De Venecia was part of BlueRep from 2006 to 2008, starting out as an actor for 'Hope for the Flowers,' 'High School Musical' and 'Batboy.' When he was asked to be assistant director for 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,' it launched a new creative front for him; he would eventually direct 'A Little Shop of Horrors,' '13 The Musical' and 'A New Brain' for the group, even after he had graduated from Ateneo.
Van Tol, whose oldest son will be the Ems' batboy, is ready for any task Feliciano asks of him.
Then we get to know his descendants, including Walter Snider, batboy for the New York Superbas who tries to combat Major League racism in 1908; Frankie Snider, a gal math whiz who in 1926 teams up with a fellow Brooklyn Robins fan to con a con artist; Kat Flint, star of the All-American Girls Baseball League in 1945; and Jimmy Flint, who's trying to cope with Cold War anxiety and with the Dodgers leaving Brooklyn in 1957.
Bibb visited the field frequently and eventually earned employment at the park as the Senator's batboy while working between innings selling bags of peanuts to fans in the bleachers.
1836, 1842 (2012) (commenting that relying on sparse statutory language to support the agency's position was like "hoping that a new batboy will change the outcome of the World Series").
Even Ray the Batboy helps (by painting scenes in all the picture books), along with Catfish Hunter, who is assigned to make dolls for Annabel, the girl who wrote the letter for her brothers.