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Definition of "baseball" []

  • A game played with a bat and ball by two opposing teams of nine players, each team playing alternately in the field and at bat, the players at bat having to run a course of four bases laid out in a diamond pattern in order to score. (noun)
  • The ball that is used in this game. (noun)
  • A game of darts in which the players attempt to score points by throwing the darts at a target laid out in the form of a baseball diamond. (noun)
  • A team game with nine players on each side, played on a field with four bases connected to form a diamond. The object is to score runs by batting the ball and running round the bases (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The hard rawhide-covered ball used in this game (noun)

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