1. [ noun ] (sport,games) a field game played with a ball (especially baseball)
Synonyms: ballgame
Related terms: field_game close baseball
2. [ noun ] (baseball,sport,games) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of 9 players; teams take turns at bat trying to score run
Synonyms: baseball baseball_game ball

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "play ball!"

Related terms: field_game three-hitter no-hit_game hardball softball professional_baseball daisy_cutter five-hitter one-hitter four-hitter steal two-hitter stickball perfect_game rounders pitching error pitch batting grounder liner plunk bunt catching base_hit fielding fly out fair_ball foul tag baseball_play pitcher catcher hit bat walk ballplayer home_plate pitching walk single base_on_balls mound shortstop drive_in major_league baseball_diamond outfielder steal pitch batter pop fan out error minor_league batting batting_average double blast fastball ballpark right-handed_pitcher batting_coach first_baseman pinch_hitter base_hit starting_pitcher batting_average liner foul plunk fumble fielding bounce_out bunt bunt triple ground_out fly aboard bat strike_out tag grounder nab wind_up run_bases infielder ball-hawking no-hit hitless second_baseman batting_order cut_down third_baseman farm_team assist putout catching base_runner fielding_average pitching_coach backstop fumble die catch closer screwballer bear_down sacrifice triple_crown in-bounds foul fair retire foul fly connect tag ground texas_leaguer pull whiff ground flare shoestring_catch fair_ball switch-hit submarine bat safe backstop triple-crown put_out bat ground_rule cleanup baseball_equipment lead bat_boy baseball_coach baseball_play strikeout out away
Similar spelling:   ballgame