Posted by Bob on January 15, 2005
In Reply to: Hum that apple, shoot that pea. posted by Barbara Detering on January 15, 2005
: "hum that apple, shoot that pea" - this appeared as a phrase in a book I was reading to my children. The context suggested it was an old baseball phrase but I haven't been able to find anyone or reference that can explain its meaning or origin.
Two slangy references to pitching a fastball.