Baseball

The offense attempts to score runs by hitting a ball thrown by the pitcher with a bat and moving counter-clockwise around a series of four bases: first, second, third, and home plate. A run is scored when a player advances around the bases and returns to home plate. Players on the batting team take turns hitting against the pitcher of the fielding...
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Baseball

• (n.) The ball used in this game. • (n.) A game of ball, so called from the bases or bounds ( four in number) which designate the circuit which each player must endeavor to make after striking the ball.
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Baseball

(from the article `baseball`) ...and universities even began to offer courses on baseball literature, and baseball films likewise proliferated. In 1994 the Public Broadcasting ... ...films appeared in the 1990s: When It Was a Game (1991) is an intimate portrait of ballplayers and fans from the 1930s through the 1950s, and Ken ... [2 ...
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baseball

(from the article `baseball`) The ball has a cork-and-rubber core, around which yarn is tightly wrapped; the cover consists of two snugly fitted pieces of white leather sewn ... ...white is now frequently used, especially for night games. The halves of the ball are sewn together with a raised seam (the seam being like the ... [2 rela...
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baseball

noun a ball used in playing baseball
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baseball

Click images to enlargeNational summer game of the USA, derived in the 19th century from the English game of rounders. Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams, each of nine players, on a pitch (`field`) marked out in the form of a diamond, with a base at each corner. The ball is struck w...
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Baseball

[1971 video game] Baseball was a baseball sports game that was created on a PDP-10 mainframe computer at Pomona College in 1971 by student Don Daglow. The game (actually spelled BASBAL due to the 6-character file name length restrictions) continued to be enhanced periodically through 1976. The program is documented at the Baseball Hall of F...
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Baseball

[1977 video game] Baseball is a baseball video game released for the RCA Studio II by RCA in 1977. ...
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Baseball

[1983 video game] ==Gameplay== Although there is no difference between them other than uniform color, the teams are meant to represent the six members of the Japanese Central League. For the American version, the letters of the teams were renamed to more closely resemble several of the Major League Baseball teams: A: Oakland Athletics C: St...
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Baseball

[card game] Baseball (or in some early editions, `Batter-Up Baseball`) is a card game simulating the sport of baseball, played with special cards and a diagram of a baseball diamond. The game was created by Ed-u-Cards Manufacturing Corporation, New York. ==The deck== The deck consists of 36 cards representing a variety of base hits, (mostly...
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Baseball

[documentary] Carlos Manuel de C├ęspedes, after his son, Oscar, was taken prisoner and used by the Spaniards as a hostage to blackmail him into surrender. Oscar was executed on June 3, 1870. ...
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Baseball

[drinking game] Beer-Baseball is a drinking game in which players shoot a ping-pong ball across a table with the intent of landing the ball in one of several cups of beer on the other end, doing so in a way combining beer pong and flip cup. The game typically consists of two teams of even numbers, one on each side of a table, and four cups ...
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Baseball

[Intellivision video game] Baseball (released as Major League Baseball) is a multiplayer sports video game produced by Mattel and released for its Intellivision video game system in 1980. The best-selling title in the console`s history, with over 1 million copies sold, Baseball put players in control of a nine-man baseball team competing in...
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Baseball

Base'ball' noun 1. A game of ball, so called from the bases or bounds (four in number) which designate the circuit which each player must endeavor to make after striking the ball. 2. The ball used in this game.
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baseball

A competitive nine-member team sport including softball. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Baseball

Baseball (earlier called base-ball), is a game played with a bat and ball which had by 1900 obtained a sort of national character in the United States, and by the Second World War was the accepted national game of America. It is very similar to the English game of 'rounders', and is played by nine players a side. A diamond-shaped space of ground, 9...
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baseball

baseball, bat-and-ball sport known as the national pastime of the United States. It derives its name from the four bases that form a diamond (the infield) around the pitcher's mound.Sections in this article:IntroductionBasic RulesHistoryAmateur and International BaseballBibliography
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baseball

game played with a bat, a ball, and gloves between two teams of nine players each on a field with four white bases laid out in a diamond (i.e., a ... [64 related articles]
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baseball

pocket-billiards game, named for the similarity in its scoring system to the American game played with bat and ball, in which players attempt to ...
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Baseball

The baseball
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baseball

[n] - a ball used in playing baseball 2. [n] - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of 9 players
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