- n. Plural form of knuckleball.
“So going up there and seeing guys I've never seen, especially against relievers and closers -- they're going to come at you with sliders, knuckleballs, split-fingers, you know, everything they have in their kitchen sink.”
“Dickey's 79-mph knuckleballs danced enough to fool most Yankee hitters, though Mark Teixeira figured him out well enough to force a 3-1 count, then slammed Dickey's pedestrian fastball into the right-field seats to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.”
“Then they ran into the knuckleballs of R.A. Dickey, and the streak was no more.”
“This season, 76.6% of his pitches thrown have been knuckleballs, which are slow and unpredictable.”
“There aren't too many guys in the minor leagues who throw knuckleballs," Jeter said.”
“Mr. Dickey felt he could exploit that whenever he fell behind in counts, which was a rare occurrence, by offering up softer knuckleballs.”
“I spent days in a gymnasium by myself, throwing knuckleballs off a wall and having them bounce back to me and doing it again.”
“The balls usually have colors blotched or numbers scribbled onto them, and they dart and dive as if a pitcher were throwing superfast sliders and knuckleballs.”
“Most observers believe what she needs to do is simply pitch more knuckleballs, which, if thrown correctly, fool batters by fluttering around in mid-air after they leaves her hand.”
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