pitcher's mound


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pitcher's mound

Mound near the center of the infield from which the pitcher throws the ball.
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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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The grounds crew had to tend to the pitcher's mound several times.
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Maybe if Bilal can prove himself on the pitcher's mound, his father will make it to see him play.
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Darryl had taken his mother's peculiar attention to his body temperature as typical motherly devotion until the afternoon he stood on the pitcher's mound in the midst of his very first Little League game with the batter at the plate and suddenly his mother crashed through the chain-link fence along the first base line, sprinted across the infield, and, with her one hand cupping the back of Darryl's head, buried his face in a cold, wet washcloth with the other.
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.
The third baseman would take left field, pushing the left fielder to center and ultimately the right fielder to the pitcher's mound. The umpires have to move around game to game, so why not the players inning to inning?