baseball game

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n baseball game a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs "he played baseball in high school","there was a baseball game on every empty lot","there was a desire for National League ball in the area","play ball!"
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Quotations

  • Jacques Barzun
    Jacques Barzun
    “Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game.”

Usage

In literature:

The first event of all on the program was the baseball game between Crows and Whip-poor-wills.
"The Boy Scout Fire Fighters" by Robert Maitland
It was ideal weather for outdoor sports and sometimes the lads would go out for a game of baseball, or football, just as the whim seized them.
"The Rover Boys in Alaska" by Arthur M. Winfield
A couple of days in the week we would have sports and then we would play games of baseball.
"Over the top with the 25th" by R. Lewis
He especially enjoyed taking part in baseball games.
"Jerry's Charge Account" by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
It was the most distinguished audience, probably, that had ever witnessed a baseball game.
"Baseball Joe Around the World" by Lester Chadwick
Many temptations came to him, as they do to all young fellows, whether in the baseball game, or other business or pleasure.
"Baseball Joe in the Big League" by Lester Chadwick
Hardly believing that mere mathematics could be of any service in a baseball game, Eric tested the result.
"The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
But this day was certainly made for a thrilling baseball game.
"Jack Winters' Baseball Team" by Mark Overton
But I should like very much to see a baseball game here.
"Rollo in Society" by George S. Chappell
It's darn hard to fix a baseball game.
"Jimmy Kirkland and the Plot for a Pennant" by Hugh S. Fullerton
In the afternoon was a thrilling baseball game between our Battalion and the 1st Battalion of the 312th Infantry.
"A "Y Girl in France" by Katherine Shortall
The game of baseball which the engineers carry forward on the highway is strenuous rather than scientific.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
For many years the great events of the school year have been the football and baseball games with Exeter.
"Harper's Round Table, May 7, 1895" by Various
Another important and decisive baseball game will be the Andover-Lawrenceville match at Andover a week from to-morrow.
"Harper's Round Table, June 4, 1895" by Various
On the 4th of July they had shooting matches and engaged in a game of baseball.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
The rest of the game is like baseball.
"Harper's Round Table, October 22, 1895" by Various
Fred Clarke, also a psychologist and baseball manager, had worked a valuable pitcher into the League, and he had won his first game.
"Pitching in a Pinch" by Christy Mathewson
In four days, that is on Saturday, came the boat-race, in the forenoon; and the final baseball game, at three o'clock.
"The Crimson Sweater" by Ralph Henry Barbour
There was a baseball game between the two classes in the afternoon.
"The Seven-Branched Candlestick" by Gilbert W. (Gilbert Wolf) Gabriel
It is also reported that, for the good of the game, you'll get out of organized baseball.
"Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager" by Burt L. Standish
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In news:

A security official shouts to fans to not throw trash on the field during the eighth inning of the National League wild card playoff baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the St Louis Cardinals, Friday, Oct 5, 2012, in Atlanta.
More Mitts than baseball game .
McDowell will host its inaugural alumni baseball game Saturday at 11 a.m. Former players are encouraged to compete, with rosters being set Saturday morning.
Sturgeon beats Glasgow in wild baseball game .
Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar stands beside the mound during their MLB American League baseball game in Toronto.
Firefighters get bragging rights after Guns n' Hoses baseball game in Lynchburg.
BASEBALL GAME – The St Henry youth group family members and friends took a trip to see a Staten Island Yankees' baseball game on Aug 6 with Father Alfie.
James Meyer, a Columbia police officer, grills food at a baseball game that pitted the Columbia Police Department against the Columbia Fire Department on July 28 at Douglass Park.
Courtesy Photos Beverly's Peter Frates, who was diagnosed with ALS in March, will start at first base for one pitch in tonight's Oldtime Baseball Game at St Peter's Field in Cambridge.
Players and managers get ejected from baseball game s all the time.
Players, coaches, even fans have been thrown out of baseball game s.
Hampton's Cody Seals chases after a ball hit to center field during the seventh inning of Wednesday's VHSCA All-Star baseball game at War Memorial Stadium.
Go to a Baseball Game .
Players push for longest baseball game .
US Rep Ben Chandler is sharing the honor of most-valuable player in Thursday's congressional baseball game between Democrats and Republicans.
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In science:

Two team captains are choosing baseball teams from a finite set S of n players for the purpose of playing a single game against each other.
Random-Turn Hex and other selection games
In the baseball team selection, for example, one has to think very hard in order to play the game optimally, knowing that at each stage there is exactly one correct choice and that the adversary can capitalize on any miscalculation.
Random-Turn Hex and other selection games
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