American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Hornsby, Rogers 1896-1963. American baseball player and manager. Known for his skill as a batter, he attained a batting average of .424 in 1924 and a lifetime average of .358.
- n. A habitational surname.
- From places in England, from genitive singular of the Old Norse given name Ormr ("serpent") + býr ("settlement"). (Wiktionary)
“A 3-pointer by Kyle Hornsby from the left corner pulled Indiana within 65-61 with 32 seconds remaining.”
“The FX comedy is having a baby boom lately: Stars Charlie Day and Mary Elizabeth Ellis are due in December with their first child, and David Hornsby is expecting his first child this fall with wife Emily Deschanel.”
“-Spiders get crushed by Temple, so Bill Cosby retains bragging rights over Bruce Hornsby.”
“Not a phrase you hear often, but I came across it in the syllabus for Hornsby v. Corporation of Presiding Bishop of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 758 P. 2d 929 (Utah App. 1988): “Motorcyclist sued church and farm workers for injuries sustained when motorcyclist attempted to avoid collision on a public highway with a church-owned cow.””
“Mr. Hornsby, after all, had only ever attended two professional games.”
“Today, the site provides customized data to five NFL teams, Mr. Hornsby says, as well as to sports agents seeking to bolster their players' arguments for fat paychecks.”
“Mr. Hornsby was so surprised he thought one of his friends had pulled a prank on him.”
“Impressed, Mr. Berger sent Mr. Hornsby a congratulatory note.”
“Like those train spotters who stand along Britain's railways collecting locomotive data, Mr. Hornsby studies the National Football League in a way its most fanatical fans would find tedious.”
“Using game footage available to anyone with Internet access, Mr. Hornsby and his team watch every player on every down that is broadcast on television, a process of such endless rewinding and replaying that each contest takes about 24 hours to analyze.”
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