Phantom Tag: When a baserunner is called out on a tag that actually never touched the runner. She's just my booty call. Offspeed Pitch: A pitch thrown deliberately slower in order to fool the hitter. Texas Leaguer: A flair hit that lands in front of outfielders and just outside the reach of infielders. Last edited on Oct 24 2005.
Last edited on Oct 13 2013. Chopper: A ground ball that is hit hard on the dirt and takes a high hop. Two Bagger: Term used to describe a double. Sent Down: A major league player who is sent down to the minor leagues. Five Tool Player: A baseball player who can do everything well--throw, run, field, and hot for average and power. These indexes are then used to find usage correlations between slang terms. Mix Up Pitches: A pitcher who uses an unpredictable variety of different pitches.
On the Ropes: Used to describe a pitcher who is a difficult situation and on the verge of losing the game or getting the hook. Lollipop -- A soft pitch or weak throw. We define them all here! Last edited on Jun 09 2010. This glossary of Golf Slang Terms is not all-inclusive, and is aimed primarily at the beginner and weekend golfer levels. To link to this term in a web page or blog, insert the following. I keep my eyes clear and I hit 'em where they ain't. It inclides lists of new songs from all major genres from hip-hop to classical and everything in between.
Benny Goodman's axe was a clarinet, Charlie Parker's was an alto saxophone, Lester Young's, Ben Webster's and John Coltrane's was tenor sax. For a more complete explanation of this term, check out Loot's article on. Got an ace I can borrow? He makes you feel like you are the only girl in his life, when really you are just one in 100. Iron glove -- Sloppy fielding; prone to errors. Usually used to describe males, but could be used to describe females who act in this manner. Called Up: When a player is promoted to the major leagues from the minor leagues.
However I strongly believe in karma and I hope for him. Chase: When a batter attempts to hit a pitch outside the strike zone. Twin killing -- Double play. Last edited on Jun 09 2010. Last edited on Jan 01 2011.
Carries a heavy negative connotation. Nosebleed Section: Seats high up and way away from the field. Free Pass: An intentional walk. Despite the delay, the entertainment was ace! Take a Pitch: When a batter decided before a pitch is even thrown to not swing at it. Double Play: When a batter hits the ball, resulting in the defense getting 2 outs on the play.
Last edited on May 09 2017. Last edited on Apr 18 2015. Choke Up: When a batter grips the bat higher in an effort to increase his bat control. Last edited on Dec 27 2004. Louis' and Miles' and Lee Morgan's and Wynton Marsalis' axe is the trumpet. Cactus League: Spring training that takes place in Arizona. Boys of Summer: Baseball players.
They are charming and possess all the people skills then some, they can talk their way out of or in into anything they want. Sometimes slang or vernacular words will become dictionary words through use and custom. Get educated here as we define them all! Last edited on Aug 02 2010. Would you like to hang out tonight? Whiff: A swing and a miss leading to a strikeout. Knuckleball: A ball thrown with little or no rotation. Strike Out the Side: A pitcher who registers three outs in an inning--all by strikeout. Down: To be behind, in the score or the count.
The Show -- The major leagues Tools of ignorance -- The catcher's paraphernalia: shin guards, chest protector, helmet, mask and glove. Albatross: A hole played three 3 strokes under Par. I'm almost certain it's a two-word phrase. Friendly confines -- Descriptive of many home ballparks, but most often used to describe Wrigley Field. Three-Bagger: Term used to describe a triple. Break: The All-Star break in mid-season.
He is socially inadequate in relationships commonly due to a precursor of negative childhood manifestations. If you go to a category you can do this by clicking on the category under a question you will see a short description. Change-Up: A pitch thrown at a deliberately slower speed. They talk to you all day, then the next day they ignore you. Go Yard: Another way to describe hitting a home run. Last edited on Mar 15 2014. Go Deep: Term used for hitting a home run.