Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of fly ball.

Etymologies

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fly +‎ ball

Examples

  • Of all the events at the Pakenham Agricultural and Horticultural Show, the dog competition known as flyball is among the most popular.

    Star News Group

  • Smith credited for the win her somewhat unorthodox way to coax Tiger - a PETCO Unleashed race veteran and an avid competitor in a dog sport called flyball - toward the finish line this year.

    PRWeb - Daily News Feed

  • Sugar arrives in America with enough English to play baseball with: his English classes in the Dominican consisted of "flyball," "home run," and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame."

    Comments for FanGraphs Baseball

  • Rookie All-Star closer Neftali Feliz, who was peaking through the bullpen door waiting for his chance to pitch in the ninth, walked two before finally getting Cano out on a game-ending flyball, setting off a fireworks burst over the ballpark.

    Yankees Win ALCS Game 1 After Rangers Suffer 8th Inning MELTDOWN

  • Rookie All-Star closer Neftali Feliz, who was peeking through the bullpen door waiting for his chance to pitch in the ninth, walked two before finally getting Cano out on a game-ending flyball, setting off a fireworks burst over the ballpark.

    Yankees Win ALCS Game 1 After Rangers Suffer 8th Inning MELTDOWN

  • Much of it is highly technical and has to do with how to correct for the many biases in fielding numbers: Infielders on a team with a lot of flyball pitchers, for example, don't have as many chances to make plays as infielders on a team with a lot of groundball pitchers.

    The Religion of Prediction

  • Two miscues afield in the seventh -- Garret Anderson's fumble of a flyball, Edgar Prado's tardiness in covering first base to catch a throw from Chipper Jones -- moved the Phils ahead 3-1.

    Division race over, Braves turn sights toward wild card - sports

  • A look farther down the list of pitchers who specialize in inducing pop-ups reveals that the new Mets front office may be tracking this infield flyball statistic.

    Yankees Legend, Mets Newcomer Share a Unique Skill

  • And Carlos Gomez will be a flyball-swallowing machine for as long as his flimsy bat can remain halfway respectable.

    Jonah Keri: 2010 MLB Predictions

  • A mildly entertaining image of Nyjer Morgan catching a flyball turned into a meme fest at Lookout Landing.

    Dibble's strike zone, and other images

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