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go north with the team

go north with the team  v.— «Pitcher Eul, the Peoria man who has been dickering with McFarland, got in in time to go north with the team and John Mertens was left at home.» —Decatur Review (Illinois) June 2, 1903. (source:...

go north with the team

go north with the team  v.— «Despite his luscious contract—Caudill made $1,233,000 for his lost season in 1986 and is signed for three more years—he needs to beat people out to go north with the team.» —“Caudill’s forkball a...

go north with the club

go north with the club v. in baseball, to join a major league team (from a farm team or the minor leagues). Also go north with the team. Etymological Note: Baseball spring training is held in warm southern states, so to join the team as a regular...

go north with the club

go north with the club  v.— «“He’s such a good young player,” Manager George Bamberger said, “that there’s absolutely no point in rushing him. In my mind, I don’t think he’ll go north with the club. But we expect him to make it...

ninth island

ninth island  n.— «Gov. Ben Cayetano has slipped off to Las Vegas to participate in the kickoff of the Great Ninth Island Expo, a three-day event to display made-in-Hawaii gifts and products.» —“Hawaii governor slips off to Las Vegas...

ninth island

ninth island  n.— «“It’s poi,” he laughed. This was one of the reasons Bob came to the California Hotel, aka Hawaii’s ninth island. “Try some? The saimin noodles are also good.”» —“Hawaiians flock to California Hotel...

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