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gyroball
 n.— «When Japanese television analysts tried to deconstruct the mystifying slider thrown by Daisuke Matsuzaka, they called it a gyroball, partly because the pitch seemed to come from another world.» —“The Japanese Gyroball Mystery” by Lee Jenkins in Scottsdale, Arizona New York Times June 22, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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