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  • n. A knuckleball.
  • n. A baseball pitcher that throws a knuckleball


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  • The knuckleballer is a candidate to be left off the postseason roster, joining Manny Delcarmen.

    Empyreal Environs

  • Wakefield, Boston's 45-year-old knuckleballer, is stalled in his pursuit of his 200th career victory.

    Hasn't Wakefield Waited Long Enough?

  • Boston additionally agreed to the $5 million, two-year contract with 43-year-old knuckleballer Tim Wakefield.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Dickey, a 37-year-old knuckleballer, has more than $4.5 million in guaranteed money left on the two-year, $7.8 million deal he signed in January.

    Knuckleballs of Kilimanjaro: Dickey Plots Ascent

  • The knuckleballer failed to retire any of the five batters he faced in Saturday's start against the Rockies.

    Los Angeles Dodgers Team Report

  • When knuckleballer Tim Wakefield took the mound in the bottom of the tenth inning, I noted the time.

    One Season

  • Adding two more in the sixth, courtesy of a Hideki Matsui two-run single off Boston knuckleballer Tim Wakefield, the Yankees held a commanding 8–0 lead.

    One Season

  • Oblivious to the hatred surrounding them, the Red Sox, backed by three homers and solid pitching by knuckleballer Tim Wakefield, stunned the 56, 281 in attendance with a 5-2 opening-game victory.

    One Season

  • And he would hardly be the first knuckleballer to thrive in his late 30s.

    Status Quo Fine for Mets' Dickey

  • Dickey has no such concerns now, and lest anyone forget why that is the case, the knuckleballer provided a reminder in his first Grapefruit League outing.

    Knuckleballer Enjoys Newly Found Security


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