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Can you name the 50 Common Baseball Slang Terms?

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

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