home run


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home run

n. Abbr. HR Baseball
A hit that allows the batter to make a complete circuit of the diamond and score a run.

home run

n
(Baseball) baseball a hit that enables the batter to run round all four bases, usually by hitting the ball out of the playing area

home′ run′


n.
a hit in baseball allowing the batter to circle the bases and score a run.
[1855–60, Amer.]

home run

A hit that allows the batter to get around all the bases in one turn.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.home run - a base hit on which the batter scores a runhome run - a base hit on which the batter scores a run
base hit, safety - (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely
solo blast, solo homer - a home run with no runners on base
2.home run - something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goalhome run - something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal; "the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer"; "scored a bull's eye"; "hit the mark"; "the president's speech was a home run"
success - an attainment that is successful; "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success"
figure of speech, trope, image, figure - language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
Translations
coup de circuit
ホームラン本塁打
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'Let the Summer sun to his bright home run, He shall never be sought by me; When he's dimmed by a cloud I can laugh aloud And care not how sulky he be!
Minnesota broke the mark when Mitch Garver led off the ninth with a drive to left -- his second home run of the game.
Heading into the all-star break, there have been 3,691 home runs hit in 2019, a historically high rate of 1.37 per game, which means we can expect the current home run record, set in 2017 (6,105), to be obliterated by year's end.
The Home Run Derby is baseball's real midsummer classic, a spectacle of brawn and nerve that pits eight of the game's most fearsome mashers against a series of slow-pitched gopher ballsand each other.
When McKelvey's grown children--sons Steve, Rick and Mark and daughter Kathy--decided to put their father's treasures up for auction in 2010, they agreed that there was one "cluster ball"--the most-prized artifact of the collection--that would remain with the family: the "Home Run Ball."
The power provided by Bruce, Encarnacion and others has made Seattle the most prolific home run hitting team in the first 12 games of any season.
First, smaller numbers are better in Figure 2, since a smaller number means that it took fewer at-bats to produce a home run. Between 1903 and 1918, hitters had between 160 and 329 at-bats per home run.
The Bears' designated hitter Choi launched his first career home run in the postseason when his team was losing 6-4 in the sixth.
Giancarlo Stanton of Miami Marlins runs in from the outfield in the fourth inning against San Francisco Giants on a night when he broke the team's single-season home run record in Miami on Monday.
Only three players have smashed the 700 home run mark in Major League Baseball (MLB) history.
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Yu Darvish last Wednesday hit the first home run of his baseball career to help lead his Texas Rangers to a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds.