American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Baseball A hit that allows the batter to make a complete circuit of the diamond and score a run.
- n. baseball A four-base hit, a homer
- n. idiomatic The portion of a journey that ends at home
- n. idiomatic A success; especially, a popular success.
- n. idiomatic Sexual intercourse.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Baseball) a complete circuit of the bases made by the batter without being put out and without an error on the play; also, the hit on which the batter makes such a circuit; a four-base hit.
- n. (Baseball) See under Home.
- n. something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
- n. a base hit on which the batter scores a run
“Buddy Sosnoskie opened the scoring in the bottom of the first with a solo home run to left-center field, his eighth round-tripper of the season.”
“That means that if Roger Maris or Mickey Mantle hit their sixty-first home run in the one hundred fifty-fifth game of the season, their name will have an asterisk in the record book.”
“Graig Nettles, another home run hitter, would hit fifth, followed by the solid-hitting first baseman Chris Chambliss.”
“Lannan pitches Nationals to rainy win over MarlinsMIAMI - John Lannan won for the first time in seven starts and Pete Orr hit his first home run of the season, leading the Washington”
“Then, in 1976, he etched a place for himself in Yankee history by hitting a bottom-of-the-ninth, game-winning home run against the Royals in Game Five of the playoffs.”
“And every time he had the same reaction—he wanted to leap forward and say that he, Louis May, had one of the best seats in Yankee Stadium for the greatest home run race of all time.”
“CU's Carson Vitale led off the second inning with a home run and the Jays added another run in the inning to cut the lead to”
“In the fourth inning, with Bobby Richardson on second base, Roger hammered his thirty-seventh home run to right field.”
“Extra-base hits help Nats win fourth straightWASHINGTON - Cristian Guzman fell a home run shy of the cycle, Adam Dunn homered in his third straight game and the Washington Nationals tied a season high with their fourth straight win, 5-4 over the Florida Marlins on Wednesday night.”
“In the bottom of the ninth, however, brand-new, $2.75-million relief pitcher Rich Gossage gave up a home run to outfielder Richie Zisk and the Rangers won, 2–1.”
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