small ball


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small ball

n. Baseball
A strategy or style of offensive play in which runs are scored by getting batters on base and advancing them incrementally, as by sacrifices and stolen bases, rather than by slugging power.
References in classic literature ?
The back of his short neck was as a single lump of iron sinew which bulged beyond the base of his skull, so that his head seemed like a small ball protruding from a huge mountain of flesh.
He perhaps cannot ride about on a trained pony with a long stick and knock a small ball between two posts, but I think that if he had to ride for his own life or the life of others he would show you all something."
Not only this, but on the table I found a small ball of black dough or clay, with specks of something which looks like sawdust in it.
The women quickly made the transition to small ball and then to full-court competition.
Looking at Mapua, this is a small ball team that needs their bigs to really stand tall in the middle.
This game was not going to a clinic in big hitting, but one in small ball, and the Tigers got an "A" in that one, winning 3-0.
4 Flatten the first piece in your hand and place the hazelnut in the middle, then roll the mixture around and form a small ball in your hands.
* Put a small ball in the middle so that the sheet dips. 
One side is open to use with a large ball, and the other side has a transparent cover to keep the small ball from falling off.
Looking to take advantage of its speed, Phoenix coach Ariel Vanguardia wants to implement small ball this coming season.
The material recovered included four SMG magazines, five mix rounds, one sniper scope, one LMG belt, three Motorolla sets, 11 Motorolla antennas, bundles of prime cord, 25 small ball bearings, 10 large ball bearings, grenade pins, 18 explosive batteries, 25 battery sticks, one switch button, 18 battery connections, one pistol cover, two empty ammo bags, 75 detonator fuses, 30 detonator fuses light, 11 kg explosives, one night vision scope, 11 kg raw explosives, one MCBIED 0.25 explosives and other material.