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sidewalk alumni

sidewalk alumni  n.pl.— «He was talking in somewhat awed tones of the game he had seen the day before at the Polo Grounds—the one between the New York Giants and the Chicago Bears.…As one of the sidewalk alumni who was sitting just...

rodbuster

rodbuster
 n.— «Rodbuster climbs reinforcing bars at YST pit.» —“Steel Giants Growing” Hammond Times (Indiana) Sept. 25, 1966. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

goat-rope

goat-rope  n.— «Any team good enough to get this far comes in fully aware that for several morning hours every day you will have to endure a media goat rope.» —“Giants To Beat Broncos: Simms Is Pressure-Proof” by Randy...

moneyball

moneyball  n.— «While you were still rooting for your team for no reason more profound than it was your team, they changed the rules on you. The Dodgers and Giants split for the Coast, sharpies like George Steinbrenner bought into the...

filthy stuff

filthy stuff  n.— «Other than a pitcher with “filthy stuff,” as they say in dugout parlance, nothing can kill a hitting streak like over-analysis.» —“Giants take over 1st” by John Crowley Examiner (San...