Definitions

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  • n. A major league baseball player who has recently come from a small league.

Etymologies

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bush +‎ -er

Examples

  • The real-life Dean was dizzier than any “busher” invented by Lardner.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • The busher did not get off to an auspicious start.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Arafat has the same problem: he played innocent victim image for his western sponsors and a fire-breathing Jew-busher for his Arab sponsors.

    Caroline Glick on Israel and the flotilla attack

  • Fred Haney, who is not averse to telling stories on himself, tells one about the first time, as a busher just brought up by the Detroit Tigers late in 1922, he made his first appearance at the Polo Grounds, where the Yankees then were playing.

    ROB NEYER’S BIG BOOK OF BASEBALL LEGENDS

  • That Blaze, in addition to being a dummy, was a busher and a fuck-up.

    Blaze

  • "Say, busher, you 've lasted longer 'n we expected, but you don't know it!"

    The Redheaded Outfield

  • I remember once when Speaker come up with a couple men on and we was 2 runs ahead in the 9th. inning and he says to me "Well busher here is where I hit one a mile."

    The Real Dope

  • "Say, busher, you 've lasted longer'n we expected, but you don't know it!"

    The Redheaded Outfield

  • The book was so awful and lacking credibility from A to Z, even a Japan busher like Johnson took second step praising it, So Johnson instead chose to line up lots and lots of wrong doing by the Japanese, based on second or third hand materials and compared it with Nazis.

    AMPONTAN

  • In 1908 someone named Pep Deininger played in only one game, but he didn’t bat and, at thirty years old, was no young busher.

    ROB NEYER’S BIG BOOK OF BASEBALL LEGENDS

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