baseball player


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n baseball player an athlete who plays baseball
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    “Things could be worse. Suppose your errors were counted and published every day, like those of a baseball player.”


In literature:

Any baseball player knows how it hurts to be hit on the shinbone.
"The Redheaded Outfield and Other Baseball Stories" by Zane Grey
Another young feller gains a reputation as a baseball player in a vacant lot.
"Plunkitt of Tammany Hall" by George Washington Plunkitt
He was quite a baseball player, but he felt that to play on the regular team would take too much of his time.
"The Rover Boys in Business" by Arthur M. Winfield
I wish that I had been six feet tall and weighed more because I really wanted to be a baseball player.
"The Biography of a Rabbit" by Roy Benson
Lank used to be something of a baseball player.
"The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918" by American Expeditionary Forces
But a boy in his position would scarcely become a professional baseball player or pull an oar for a living.
"Ruth Fielding on the St. Lawrence" by Alice B. Emerson
He was a crack baseball player and one of the chief factors of the high school football eleven.
"The Radio Boys Trailing a Voice" by Allen Chapman
He will be assisted by Mr. Dale, who, as you all know, was once a leading college football and baseball player.
"Dave Porter and His Rivals" by Edward Stratemeyer
Ty Cobb never had any lessons in baseball but he's a pretty good player.
"The Boy Scout Fire Fighters" by Robert Maitland
As the two baseball players sauntered down the corridor after supper they chanced upon Iredell.
"Baseball Joe Around the World" by Lester Chadwick

In news:

Baseball players' union head Michael Weiner, a New Jersey native, is undergoing treatment for a brain tumor .
For 16 years the late Marvin Miller headed the Baseball Players Union, when.
John Grisham's ' Calico Joe' is about a young pro baseball player whose life changes after a pitch hits him in the head, all narrated by the pitcher's son.
Philadelphia's George Taylor was catalyst behind Marvin Miller's leading baseball players' union.
Centenary College baseball player 'stands up to cancer'.
The life of a professional baseball player revolves around food.
Chipper 's a rarity -- a professional baseball player who stayed with a single team his entire career.
At left, in a June 23, 2011 file photo, former San Francisco Giants baseball player Barry Bonds leaves federal court in San Francisco.
Redlands High School baseball players, Jacob Nottingham (Oklahoma) and Angel Landazuri (University of California Riverside) signed their National Letters of Intent, Friday, at the High School.
Archbishop Hoban baseball players make commitments .
Wooden tools used by baseball players and steel tools used by farmers have always been found in one place — Cooperstown .
Crowds showed up early to watch four baseball players compete in the home run derby.
This 2011 file photo shows showing Tampa Rays baseball player Wade Davis .
No wonder the Florida baseball players are so good, especially the high school and college teams.
The stories of baseball players who left the game to go to war often focus on what they lost by being away.

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
The reason for scaling is due to a concept named Value over Replacement player (VORP) which comes from Baseball .
Bernoulli Runs: Using "Book Cricket" to Evaluate Cricketers
The baseball statisticians have set the scale factor for replacement players to be 20% worse than the international players.
Bernoulli Runs: Using "Book Cricket" to Evaluate Cricketers