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- n. (baseball) a play executed by a baseball team
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Hammett knew the driver by name, and during the brief ride the two residents tossed around speculations concerning "the Babe's" homers this season (Babe, Holmes eventually decided, being the name of a sports figure and neither an affectionate term for a female nor a mythic blue ox; from his earlier time living in Chicago he knew that "homer" referred not to a Greek philosopher but a baseball play — the home run); Harry Wills's chances against Dempsey in the September fight that had just been announced