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  • n. a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs


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  • Turning on the television that Thursday night in October, to that point, the greatest baseball game I had ever seen was played in October1986, when those hated Red Sox valiantly staved off post-season elimination at the hands of the California Angels.

    One Season

  • With Joba Chamberlain now bringing his heat from the bullpen, the Yankees could turn an October baseball game into a six- or seven-inning chess match.

    One Season

  • They were the kind of kids who would watch a baseball game on TV and keep the official book, and they worshiped Brent Musburger and they memorized statistics from the World Almanac and they cried when Dwight Clark caught a pass in the back of the end zone to beat the Dallas Cowboys in 1981.

    Chuck Klosterman on Media and Culture

  • The very next day we went to Louisville, Kentucky, to attend a Triple A baseball game with Will and Sarah Farish and Dan Ulmer, one of the owners of the Louisville Redbirds, and his wife, Helen.

    Barbara Bush

  • I guess that it showed, because after he went to a Baltimore baseball game one night with George, and Dick Darman and his son, I received the most marvelous thank-you letter from Dick.

    Barbara Bush

  • Gemstar gained a foothold in 1989 when its founder, Henry Yuen, frustrated in his attempts to record a baseball game on his VCR, set out to simplify the process.



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