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Can you name the 50 Common Baseball Slang Terms?

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

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