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- n. The team that's playing in the usual area that they play in, as opposed to the visitor team.
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Picking the Celtics apart like surgeons with their half-court offense, they had the Boston Garden crowd sitting on their hands as they bombarded the home team with its versatility.
Stocking the home team locker room with iced champagne, he hired the University of Southern California marching band to play “Happy Days Are Here Again” and worked out details on paper as to how the Lakers should be interviewed after the big win.
Reliever Alfredo Aceves got the Yankees out of the fifth, but gave up two runs of his own in the sixth, pulling the home team to within one run.