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Grounder   Listen
noun
grounder  n.  (Baseball) A batted ball that hits the ground before it leaves the infield, or the act of hitting a baseball along the ground; also called ground ball; contrasted with fly or fly ball.
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"Grounder" Quotes from Famous Books



... to center for a single, after Herzog had died trying to steal. Fletcher lined to Speaker and Meyers was doubled. In Boston's half, with one out, Lewis batted to right field for a base. Gardner hit to the same place for two bases and Lewis scored Boston's only run. Stahl rapped a grounder to Marquard, who threw Gardner out at third. Wagner should have been an easy out, and the game would have been over if Merkle had not dropped a throw to first base. Wagner stole second, no attention being paid to him, and then Devore made his wonderfully good catch of Cady's hard drive ...
— Spalding's Official Baseball Guide - 1913 • John B. Foster

... before the great coach. Some were timid, uncertain; others were rash and over-zealous. Many a ball cracked off a player's knee or wrist, and more than once Ken saw a bloody finger. It was cold in the cage. Even an ordinarily hit ball must have stung the hands, and the way a hard grounder cracked was enough to excite sympathy among those scornful spectators, if nothing more. But they yelled in delight at every fumble, at everything that happened. Ken kept whispering to himself: "I can't see the fun in ...
— The Young Pitcher • Zane Grey



Words linked to "Grounder" :   baseball game, hitting, chopper, chop, roller, striking, groundball, hopper



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