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  • A cup of coffee ( A baseball expression denoting a break from major league baseball )
  • As the saying goes
  • Brand new ballgame ( A baseball expression meaning when a team that has been behind ties up the game )
  • Brush back ( A baseball expression meaning to subvert or threaten verbally )
  • Can of corn ( A baseball expression meaning a ball which is easy to catch )
  • Carpe diem ( latin expression meaning seize the day ) ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Caught off base ( A baseball expression meaning unawares or by surprise )
  • Cheaters never win, and winners never cheat ( proverbial saying )
  • Cleanup hitter ( A baseball expression meaning a batter who comes in to solve a problem )
  • Coin a phrase ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Double header ( A baseball expression denoting two events held on the same day with the same participants )
  • Down to the last out ( A baseball expression meaning to have one last chance )
  • Ducks on a pond ( A baseball expression meaning having runners in scoring position )
  • Foot in the bucket ( A baseball expression meaning to act timidly or cowardly )
  • Going going gone ( A baseball expression by which an announcer describes a home run that is heading over the fence )
  • Golden Sombrero ( A baseball expression denoting a player who strikes out four times in a game )
  • Ground ball ( A baseball expression meaning a prosaic or ordinary accomplishment )
  • Group hug ( a hug shared as an expression of friendship or solidarity )
  • Heavy hitter ( A baseball expression meaning a powerful or commanding person )
  • Hit it out of the park ( A baseball expression denoting a complete or spectacular success )
  • I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine ( Bob Dylan song )
  • I Saw Her Standing There ( Beatles song )
  • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus ( Spike Jones song )
  • I came, I saw, I conquered
  • It goes without saying
  • Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer ( proverbial saying )
  • Knock it out of the park ( A baseball expression denoting a complete or spectacular success )
  • Knock the cover off the ball ( A baseball expression meaning succeed beyond expectation )
  • Leadoff hitter ( A baseball expression denoting the player who bats first )
  • Major league ( A baseball expression meaning at the top rank )
  • Mendoza line ( A baseball expression denoting a line marking a very poor performance )
  • Murderers' Row ( A baseball expression denoting a group of talented individuals or valuable assets )
  • My enemy's enemy is my friend ( proverb suggesting that opposing parties should cooperate )
  • Ninth inning ( A baseball expression meaning an event or process is near the end )
  • On deck ( A baseball expression meaning next in line )
  • Pinch hit ( A baseball expression denoting a substitute or stand-in )
  • Pitch a shutout ( A baseball expression meaning not allowing an opponent any wins )
  • Platinum Sombrero ( A baseball expression denoting striking out five times in a game )
  • Play hardball ( A baseball expression meaning to be or act tough or aggressive )
  • Play softball ( A baseball expression meaning to ask easy questions )
  • Rally cap ( A baseball expression denoting a cap is a worn inside out or backwards )
  • Right off the bat ( A baseball expression meaning immediately without delay )
  • Say it ain't so, Joe ( A baseball expression denoting disbelief )
  • Strike out swinging ( A baseball expression meaning to fail while giving it your best effort )
  • Sucks to you ( an expression of contempt )
  • Swing by ( slang expression meaning drop in for a visit )
  • Swing for the fences ( A baseball expression meaning try for a substantial gain )
  • Switch hitter ( A baseball expression denoting a batter who can hit left or right handed )
  • Take cuts at someone ( A baseball expression meaning taking a verbal swing or striking a blow at a reputation )
  • The Last Time I Saw Paris ( Elizabeth Taylor movie )
  • The phrase that pays
  • The saying goes
  • The whole is greater than the sum of its parts ( proverbial saying )
  • Throw a beanball ( A baseball expression meaning to attack an opponent by aiming at their head )
  • Took the collar ( A baseball expression meaning failing to get any hits )
  • Triple play ( A baseball expression denoting the act of making three outs during the same play )
  • Turn of phrase
  • What the butler saw

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