Posted by J on May 07, 2003
In Reply to: "Heads up" posted by peter persoff on May 07, 2003
: At sandlot baseball games spectators may be
: near the foul lines, and not always paying attention to what is
: happening on the field. Then if a batter hits a pop foul, someone
: will yell, "heads up!" to get everyone's attention
: so no-one will get beaned by it.
: It has to be something short that everyone will understand immediately.
Interesting...sounds logical. I wonder if thats how it started, in baseball.
See also: the meaning and origin of 'Heads up'.