home plate

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Synonyms for home plate

(baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands

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Home Plate will teach parents the necessary skills to cook healthy meals at home and is part of CHOP s Healthy Weight Program.
The first player to reach home plate with all of his or her coins wins.
While we cannot begin to understand how Umpire Jerry Meals did not see the tag made by Michael McKenry three feet in front of home plate, we do not question the integrity of Mr.
With the Yankees leading 3-2, Gardner caught a fly ball by Geovany Soto and threw a strike to home plate to get Carlos Pena out for an inning-ending double play.
I teach my kids to stay away from the plate when you don't have the ball so the runner actually sees home plate and his thought is, slide," said Bench, who was an All-Star catcher with Cincinnati during the Big Red Machine era.
In January and February this year, Spirit descended from Home Plate and drove eastward about 15 meters (about 50 feet) toward a less steep on-ramp.
Blue Jays center fielder Vernon Wells first looked to home plate, but instead tried to get Kendrick out at third.
After the pitchers have stretched and warmed up, they will take an old bat and balance it, barrel down, on home plate, preferably on the corners
She plants her striding foot with toes pointing at home plate as she brings her arm up and back so her elbow is slightly higher than her shoulder and her wrist is cocked.
n A strike is when the pitcher throws the ball through an imaginary square or `strike zone'above home plate to his team's catcher,or if a batter swings and misses a pitch,irrespective of where it is.
WHO farm broadcasters, Gary Wergin and Mark Pearson did their May 13th "Big Show" live from Garst's "Field of Dreams Seats" in the second row directly behind home plate.
They've been making particularly good headway on one theoretical question that's stumped baseball researchers for more than 50 years--how the seams of the ball affect the way it flies from the mound to home plate.
WITH THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC'S major league legacy firmly entrenched, the rest of the region is stepping up to home plate.
The primary focus of research on umpiring has been the evaluation of the accuracy of the ball and strike judgments of home plate umpires (e.
I guess his hair was just a little too red to measure the distance from home plate to second base and back or what it would take for me to play centerfield on the only church team in town.