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leave one’s blinker on

leave one’s blinker on  v. phr.— «Last column’s treatise on baseball pants pockets prompted some good responses, many of them chiding Uni Watch for not mentioning that having an inside-out pocket is often referred to as “leaving your...

base knock

base knock  n.— «Can someone please tell Major League Baseball, ESPN, and local broadcasters that “Base Knock” is not a good slang term for a base hit?» —“Base Knock?” by Juice Juice Blog (San Diego...

bracketologist

bracketologist  n.— «The Internet and ESPN are full of bracketologists (some sportswriter somewhere is actually proud of coining this word), pundits and assorted know-it-alls.» —“Bracket can be filling” Morning...

Utah claw

Utah claw  n.— «“We have great theme parties. The last one was the white trash party. I had my hair like this,” she says, as she forces her bangs into a four-inch clump off her forehead. “The Utah claw!” exclaims Nicole...

buscone

buscone  n.— «They paid $100,000 to Ivan Noboa—a “buscone,” or independent developer of talent in the Dominican—and gave Rosario a $400,000 bonus.» —“Rosario Signing Raises Red Flag” by Ed Price Baseball...

E-dub

E-dub  n.— «PFP stands for Pitchers Fielding Practice, and it’s a day when pitchers go through every imaginable situation taking ground balls, but also get to take batting practice as well. This happens twice a week, and it’s more a matter...

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