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  • n. A devoted baseball fan.


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seam +‎ -head, referring to the distinctive seam on a baseball.


  • OAKLAND Only the most devoted seamhead keeps track of shutdown innings, the ones when a pitcher keeps the opposition in check right after his team has scored.

    Tigers clawing back courtesy of A's starters

  • My seamhead husband and I spent a couple of hours last night watching C-SPAN's rerun of the Congressional hearings on steroid use in baseball.

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • Only if you have fully established credentials as a seamhead (baseball fanatic) do you know Alex Escobar from Pablo Escobar, Grant

    Minor league farm report

  • There is seamhead logic behind this rampant optimism. Top Stories

  • Heyward remains one of the most fascinating players in the game, and appointment viewing if you're a hardcore seamhead. - All Posts

  • Just not the way the cost-conscious Oakland Athletics and their resident seamhead-strategist, Billy Beane, imagined it. - News

  • One of our contributors, who doesn't have the seamhead sickness, probably nailed it just now over MSN: "I think Raines is a lost cause."

    Out Of Left Field

  • The purge of off-field employees has started in earnest this Credit Crunch offseason, with Stat Nerd Better At Predicting Elections Than Predicting The NL East If you're a seamhead, you know Nate Silver as the Baseball Prospectus geek who has probably forgotten more about algorithms than you and I will ever know.


  • For some, I realize, Barzun sounds like the ultimate seamhead-celebrant of baseball's mythic and glorious past-and his reading of baseball as the ultimate allegory for America's

    MND: Your Daily Dose of Counter-Theory

  • So being a Ray Lankford fan made me a line-toeing internet seamhead.

    Viva El Birdos


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