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Synonyms for doubleheader

two games instead of one (especially in baseball when the same two teams play two games on the same day)

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1951 -- Bob Feller of the Indians pitched his third career no-hitter, beating the Detroit Tigers 2-1 in the first game of a doubleheader at Cleveland.
On Friday, the Sandblasters split a doubleheader with Corvallis, losing the opener 6-1 and winning the second game 5-3.
A doubleheader featuring the WBCA All-Star Challenge Game and WBCA High School All-America Game presented by Nike.
San Jose, California; Spartan Stadium--first round doubleheader on June 19; quarterfinal doubleheader on June 30.
1986 -- Tommy John, 43, and Joe Niekro, 41, pitched a doubleheader for the New York Yankees against Seattle to become the first 40-plus teammate combo to start a doubleheader since Sept.
That's because Jaguares finished in second place in Group B as a result of its loss to Club America, and Morelia beat UAG Tecos 3-1 in the first game of the doubleheader.
The CBL's first season will begin around Memorial Day, 2007, an 80-game season, 13 weeks in length, with six games played a week, including Sunday doubleheaders, a throwback to yesteryear.
Nick Ciardello and Eric Oxford had RBI singles in the first game, and Oxford added two hits in the nightcap, but host Holy Cross (19-22-1, 6-10) dropped a Patriot League baseball doubleheader to Navy, 11-2 and 5-2.
North Bend 6, Cottage Grove 4; North Bend 5, Cottage Grove 1: Bryce Weidman was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in the first game to highlight the nonleague doubleheader sweep for the host Bulldogs.
Cruz Azul fans and head coach Isaac Mizrahi got a glimpse of what Borgetti can bring to one of Mexico's popular teams Tuesday night in a 1-0 loss against the Rayados of Monterrey in the second match of an InterLiga doubleheader at Home Depot Center in Carson.
18 Georgia Players Highlight the Women's Basketball Doubleheader
Seniors Brendan McCrea and Nick Ciardiello combined for eight hits and eight RBIs as Holy Cross won the opener of its Patriot League doubleheader with an 8-6 victory over visiting Navy (24-17, 8-6).
Thurston High School's baseball team closed last week with three victories, beating South Eugene 6-4 on Friday and sweeping Summit of Bend in a doubleheader on Saturday.
With tight playoff races and so much interest in so many games, a Week 17 double doubleheader offers fans more football as they look ahead to the playoffs,'' NFL senior vice president of broadcasting Howard Katz said.