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- n. A four-cornered part of a baseball field in which the corners are the three bases and the home plate.
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- n. the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
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Whether willingly or reluctantly, the preachers sit upon the platform and smile while Billy thus slangs the devil; and being themselves, poor fellows, at their wits end to draw the crowd, they watch and see how he does it, and then return to their own churches and try the same stunt; so the manners of the baseball diamond spread like a contagion.
Unmatched in its intensity on the baseball diamond and its fervor and history off of it, the most famous rivalry in all of professional sports is between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox.
He heard an otherworldly voice that told him to build a baseball diamond in his cornfields and Joe and the dear departed Chicago Black Sox team would come back to play.
All season long, the brand-new baseball diamond on River Avenue had awaited a formal christening of sorts; a galvanizing, legacy-cementing moment that would have the place rocking, just like the old place across the street.
But more often than not, we were exchanging hi-fives and laughter, because on that newly constructed baseball diamond was a New York Yankees team playing great baseball.
Throwing batteries, balls and other debris, the litter that decorated the baseball diamond was not only a reflection of the evening’s chaos, but it was also a strong indicator that the New York Yankees and their fanatical loyalists, not the team from Boston creating wine from water, were in fact spooked.