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  • A cup of coffee ( A baseball expression denoting a break from major league baseball )
  • A soft answer turneth away wrath
  • Address the ball ( golfing term denoting readiness to play )
  • After the ball was over
  • Ahead of the game
  • All your base are belong to us ( broken English phrase used in the video game Zero Wing )
  • America's Oldest Living Teenager ( Nickname of game show host Dick Clark )
  • Anyone's game
  • As game as Ned Kelly
  • 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
  • Batman and Robin ( Nickname of baseball players Mike Piazza and Robin Ventura )
  • Beaten at your own game
  • 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 Game James ( Nickname of basketball player James Posey )
  • Big Game James ( Nickname of basketball player James Worthy )
  • 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 )
  • Blame game
  • 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 )
  • Bring your A game ( perform to your best ability )
  • 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 )
  • Call of Duty ( video game title )
  • 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
  • Cat and mouse game
  • 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 )
  • Cleanup hitter ( A baseball expression meaning a batter who comes in to solve a problem )
  • Connie Mack ( Nickname of baseball player Cornelius McGillicuddy )
  • Cool Joe ( Nickname of baseball player Joe Montana )
  • Cool Papa ( Nickname of baseball player James Bell )
  • Cover Point ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Crime Dog ( Nickname of baseball player Fred McGriff )
  • Curve ball ( a difficult proposition - deriving from baseball terminology )
  • Deep Extra Cover ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Deep Fine Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Deep Gully ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Deep Mid Wicket ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Deep Point ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Deep Square Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Dice K ( Nickname of baseball player Daisuke Matsuzaka )
  • Didn't they do well! ( A catchphrase from Bruce Forsyth In The Generation Game )
  • 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 )
  • Extra Cover ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Fair game
  • First Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Foot in the bucket ( A baseball expression meaning to act timidly or cowardly )
  • Forward Short Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Game bird
  • Game brain
  • Game changer
  • Game of two halves
  • Game on
  • Game over
  • Game plan
  • Game set and match
  • Game time
  • Game to the last
  • Get the ball rolling
  • Give the game away
  • Go soft
  • 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 )
  • Gorgeous George ( Nickname of baseball player George Sisler )
  • Got a soft spot for
  • Got game
  • Grand Theft Auto ( video game title )
  • Ground ball ( A baseball expression meaning a prosaic or ordinary accomplishment )
  • Guessing game
  • Hammerin' Hank ( Nickname of baseball players Hank Aaron and Hank Greenberg )
  • Hands that do dishes can feel soft as your face, with mild green Fairy Liquid ( Fairy Liquid advertising slogan )
  • Have a ball
  • Have a soft spot for
  • 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 )
  • I'm game
  • It's in the game ( EA Sports advertising slogan )
  • It's just a game
  • It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game
  • It's only a game
  • 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 )
  • Late in the game
  • Leadoff hitter ( A baseball expression denoting the player who bats first )
  • Leg Gully ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Leg Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Lift your game
  • Long Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Long Off ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Long On ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Long Stop ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Major league ( A baseball expression meaning at the top rank )
  • Mario Kart ( video game title )
  • Mendoza line ( A baseball expression denoting a line marking a very poor performance )
  • Mid Off ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Mid On ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Mid Wicket ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Mug's game
  • Murderers' Row ( A baseball expression denoting a group of talented individuals or valuable assets )
  • Must win game
  • Ninth inning ( A baseball expression meaning an event or process is near the end )
  • Numbers game
  • On deck ( A baseball expression meaning next in line )
  • On the ball
  • On the game
  • Only A Pawn In Their Game ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Only game in town
  • 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 a waiting 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 )
  • Play the game
  • Play the percentage game
  • Primal Rage ( film and video game )
  • Put your game face on
  • Raise your game
  • 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 )
  • Second slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Shell game
  • Short Fine Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Short Mid Wicket ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Short Square Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Silly Mid Off ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Silly Mid On ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Silly Point ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Skin in the game
  • Sod this for a game of soldiers
  • Soft in the head
  • Soft pedal
  • Soft power
  • Soft soap
  • Soft target
  • Soft touch
  • Soft underbelly
  • Soft, strong and very long ( Andrex toilet tissue advertising slogan )
  • Sonic the Hedgehog ( video game title )
  • Spot the ball
  • Square Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Start the ball rolling
  • Strike out swinging ( A baseball expression meaning to fail while giving it your best effort )
  • Super Mario Brothers ( video game title )
  • 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
  • Talk a good game
  • That's the way the ball bounces
  • The Army Game ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Dowager Queen of the Game Shows ( Nickname of Pat Carroll )
  • 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 Sims ( video game title )
  • The ball is in your court
  • The beautiful game
  • The belle of the ball ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • The blame game
  • The game is afoot
  • The game is up
  • The name game
  • The name of the game
  • The old ball and chain
  • The sound of leather on willow ( sound of the ball on the bat in cricket )
  • The way the ball bounces
  • Third Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Third man ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • 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 )
  • Two can play at that game
  • Up your game
  • War game ( a simulation of war intended as preparation )
  • What's your game?
  • Who are you? ( Nintendo Game Boy Advance advertising slogan )
  • Whole ball of wax
  • Whole new ball game
  • Wicket Keeper ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Zero sum game

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