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a baseball deliberately thrown at the batter's head


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The deep-fried red bean balls had pulpy sweet centres wrapped around with the lightest batter coated in sesame seeds and a trail of syrup for extra sweetness.
So Gagne continued sitting on the bench, in violation of his penalty, and went unnoticed until Tuesday night, when he made comments from the dugout toward home-plate umpire Greg Gibson after an exchange of bean balls.
I was a little disappointed that the mung bean balls were off the menu, so went for bananas in coconut milk.
Robinson endured vicious abuse from members of opposing teams -- bean balls, spikings and racial epithets.
Louis' Tony La Russa and the Cubs' Dusty Baker, two of the game's most respected managers, exchanged words from their respective dugouts Wednesday after an exchange of bean balls.