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  • A cup of coffee ( A baseball expression denoting a break from major league baseball )
  • Address the ball ( golfing term denoting readiness to play )
  • After the ball was over
  • Babe Ruth ( Nickname of George Herman Ruth )
  • Baby Braves ( Nickname of a group of Atlanta Braves )
  • Baby Bull ( Nickname of baseball player Orlando Cepeda )
  • Ball achingly good
  • Ball and chain ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Ball of fire
  • Bam Bam ( Nickname of baseball player Hensley Meulens )
  • Baseball card
  • Bases are loaded
  • Batman and Robin ( Nickname of baseball players Mike Piazza and Robin Ventura )
  • Batter up
  • Be a good sport
  • Behind the eight ball ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Big Cat ( Nickname of baseball player Andres Galarraga )
  • Big Donkey ( Nickname of baseball players Billy Butler and Adam Dunn )
  • Big Mac ( Nickname of baseball player Mark McGwire )
  • Big Papi ( Nickname of baseball player David Ortiz )
  • Big Poison ( Nickname of baseball player Paul Waner )
  • Big Puma ( Nickname of baseball player Lance Berkman )
  • Big Six ( Nickname of baseball player Christy Mathewson )
  • Big Z ( Nickname of baseball player Carlos Zambrano )
  • Black Jack ( Nickname of baseball player Jack McDowell )
  • Black Mike ( Nickname of baseball player Mickey Cochrane )
  • Blue Moon ( Nickname of baseball player John Odom )
  • Brand new ballgame ( A baseball expression meaning when a team that has been behind ties up the game )
  • Broadway Joe ( Nickname of baseball player Joe Namath )
  • Brush back ( A baseball expression meaning to subvert or threaten verbally )
  • Bullet Joe ( Nickname of baseball player Charles Rogan )
  • Bye Bye ( Nickname of baseball player Steve Balboni )
  • Can of corn ( A baseball expression meaning a ball which is easy to catch )
  • Captain Bly ( Nickname of baseball player Bert Blyleven )
  • Captain Hook ( Nickname of baseball manager George Anderson )
  • Carry the ball
  • Caught off base ( A baseball expression meaning unawares or by surprise )
  • Charlie Hustle ( Nickname of baseball player Pete Rose )
  • Chicken Man ( Nickname of baseball player Wade Boggs )
  • Chinese homer
  • Cleanup hitter ( A baseball expression meaning a batter who comes in to solve a problem )
  • Clutch hitter
  • Connie Mack ( Nickname of baseball player Cornelius McGillicuddy )
  • Contact sport
  • Cool Joe ( Nickname of baseball player Joe Montana )
  • Cool Papa ( Nickname of baseball player James Bell )
  • Cover your bases
  • Crime Dog ( Nickname of baseball player Fred McGriff )
  • Curve ball ( a difficult proposition - deriving from baseball terminology )
  • Deuces wild
  • Dice K ( Nickname of baseball player Daisuke Matsuzaka )
  • Different ball game
  • Donnie ( Nickname of baseball player Don Mattingly )
  • 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 )
  • Dragon Slayer ( Nickname of baseball player Josh Fogg )
  • Drop the ball
  • Ducks on a pond ( A baseball expression meaning having runners in scoring position )
  • El Caballo ( Nickname of baseball player Carlos Lee )
  • El Duque ( Nickname of baseball player Orlando Hernandez )
  • El Presidente ( Nickname of baseball player Dennis Martinez )
  • El Sid ( Nickname of baseball player Sid Fernandez )
  • El Toro ( Nickname of baseball player Fernando Valenzuela )
  • End of the ball game
  • Everyday Eddie ( Nickname of baseball player Eddie Guardado )
  • Foot in the bucket ( A baseball expression meaning to act timidly or cowardly )
  • Get the ball rolling
  • 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 )
  • Good sport
  • Gorgeous George ( Nickname of baseball player George Sisler )
  • Ground ball ( A baseball expression meaning a prosaic or ordinary accomplishment )
  • Hammerin' Hank ( Nickname of baseball players Hank Aaron and Hank Greenberg )
  • Have a ball
  • Have the ball at your feet
  • Heavy hitter ( A baseball expression meaning a powerful or commanding person )
  • High ball
  • Hit it out of the park ( A baseball expression denoting a complete or spectacular success )
  • Hit out of the park
  • Home run
  • Keep the ball rolling
  • Keep your eye on the ball
  • 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 )
  • Ninth inning ( A baseball expression meaning an event or process is near the end )
  • On deck ( A baseball expression meaning next in line )
  • On the ball
  • 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 ball
  • 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 )
  • Run with the ball
  • Say it ain't so, Joe ( A baseball expression denoting disbelief )
  • Spot the ball
  • Start the ball rolling
  • Steal third base
  • Step up to the plate
  • Strike out swinging ( A baseball expression meaning to fail while giving it your best effort )
  • 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 )
  • Take me out to the ball game
  • That's the way the ball bounces
  • The Head Ball Coach ( Nickname of Steve Spurrier )
  • The Ol' Ball Coach ( Nickname of Steve Spurrier )
  • The Queen of TV Comedy ( Nickname of comedienne Lucille Ball )
  • The ball is in your court
  • The belle of the ball ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • The old ball and chain
  • The sound of leather on willow ( sound of the ball on the bat in cricket )
  • The sport of kings
  • The way the ball bounces
  • Three strikes and you are out
  • 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 )
  • Trap and ball ( children's ball game )
  • Triple play ( A baseball expression denoting the act of making three outs during the same play )
  • Whole ball of wax
  • Whole new ball game
  • Winning is the mark of the Rebel ( Rebel Sport advertising slogan )
  • World Series

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