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Can you name the 50 Common Baseball Slang Terms?

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A relief pitcher who usually enters the game in the 7th or 8th inning before the closer
When a batter hits a single, double, triple and home run in the same game
A ball hit to a fielder during practice
Starting pitchers whose victories tend to end losing streaks
When a fielder catches a ball with his glove near belt level
A batting average of .200
A pitch that appears to be out of the strike zone, then breaks back over the plate
When a hitter gets a pitch near his hands, or when a pitcher gets himself in trouble
A player who fills in at many positions
An amateur play or behavior
The batter after the on-deck hitter
A pitch delivered when there is a full count
The fourth batter in the lineup
The alley between outfielders
A double play
A ground ball that hits in front of home plate (or off of it) and takes a large hop over the infielder's head or is high enough for the batter to reach first
Pivot men at second base will get the force out call by the umpire if their foot is close to the base before they throw to first
When a pitcher throws the ball over the edge of the plate
A pitch hit for a home run
A soft ground ball that finds its way between infielders for a base hit
An inside pitch that almost hits a batter
A double play going from third to second to first
Refers to a good fastball
A line drive that doesn't change height after initial contact
A rundown
DescriptionSlang
The part of the bat just a few inches down from end of the barrel
A left-handed pitcher
Third base
A team's best starting pitcher
Base runners in scoring position
A small ballpark that favors hitters
Curve ball
When a batter hits the ball hard
An outstanding catch by a fielder
A hitter's power zone
The deciding game of a series
A fly ball that is an easy catch by a fielder
Batter whose job is to get on base for other hitters to drive him in
A strikeout
Last place
When a batter is called out on strikes
Pitcher's mound
A base
A brief stay in the majors
Catcher's equipment
The highest level in the stadium seating area
A running catch made just above the fielder's shoe tops
A play in which the base runner hits the bag a split-second before the ball arrives or vice versa
A team's relief pitcher who finishes the game
A home run

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