from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Baseball A play made on a ground ball in which the fielder chooses to put out an advancing base runner, thus allowing the batter to reach first base safely.
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- n. An official scoring play in which a fielder puts out an advancing baserunner, instead of attempting to put out the batter-runner at first base.
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- n. a play made on a ground ball in which the fielder chooses to put out an advancing runner instead of the batter
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