Food Related Baseball Terms
|Warm-up for food game day with these food related baseball terms:|
A strategy where the hitter first shows he intends to bunt, pulls back the bat when the pitcher begins the delivery, and takes a quick swing at the pitch.
can of corn:
A high, easy-to-catch, fly ball hit to the outfield. The phrase is said to have originated in the nineteenth-century and relates to an old-time grocer's method of getting canned goods down from a high shelf.
cup of coffee:
A short time spent by a minor league player at the major league level. The idea is that the player was only there long enough to have a cup of coffee.
An easy pitch to hit — down the middle of the plate.
A pitched ball thrown at high speed. "Clem can really fling that pea."
Slang for a run batted in (RBI).
A home run.