sit dead red
 v. phr.— «The ball sailed into the night, slamming into the facade on the second deck in left field. It fell straight down and was grabbed by a 33-year-old plumber from the San Diego area. In baseball terminology, he was “sitting dead red.” Barry Bonds got his fastball—a two-and-one pitch he ripped 381 feet to straightaway left field at San Diego’s PETCO Park.» —“Reporter’s Notebook: Being There When Barry Bonds Tied Hank Aaron” by Adam Housley Fox News Aug. 6, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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