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Can you name the 50 Common Baseball Slang Terms?

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

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