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a gymnastic exercise involving a long leap from a vaulting horse

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Arguably the greatest catch in the history of baseball was the basket catch Willie Mays made of a long fly ball in center field in the Polo Grounds in Game 1 of the 1954 World Series, on September 29, 1954.
Customers in regions with a long fly season may need to replace the sheets every year.
By the time the inning finally ended, the Padres had loaded the bases with two singles and a walk and just missed taking the lead on a long fly ball by Adrian Gonzalez that barely went foul.
Just behind the centerfield fence is a brand new Hilton Garden Inn Hotel and a long fly ball behind the right field fence and across the tracks is a riverside condo and townhouse development with units selling in the $300,000 range, in an area known for decades as "hobo jungle.
At one point Cook refers to "a long fly down to left [sic] that was hauled in by Larry Kopf racing all the way back near the fence.
Professional baseball infielders must become highly skilled at going back on short pop flies since the outfielders have to play quite deep to protect against long fly balls in the outfield.
Maier caught Derek Jeter's long fly in the bottom of the eighth inning, as the Yankees trailed by one run.
He carried this determination to the softball field, where he once slammed into a chain-link fence in quest of a long fly ball, landing in a heap.
If you disagree, then this book will seem like a long fly ball that lands just outside the foul pole: impressive, but no score.
For Nitto -- based in Cypress, just a long fly ball from Angels Stadium -- the Angels organization is a true community partner.
Haley Scola crushed a long fly ball to left field for a triple to put Worcester ahead, 2-0, as Timary Malley and Grace Mooshian scored.
The Tampa Bay Rays have Desmond Jennings on second and Evan Longoria on first with one out when Ben Zobrist hits a long fly to left center that is caught by Texas Rangers' left fielder David Murphy.
To tie a long fly with Flash Blend, tie it Deceiver-style, with a long tail, and a collar to add bulk to the fly and keep the tail clear of the hook gap.
I know, the other team will claim they won because, in their view, their baserunner beat the throw to the plate and then that long fly to right field was fair, if only by an inch.
Former Oregon State star Ryan Ortiz entered the game as a pinch-hitter with two outs and hit a deep fly to left that went foul before he hit another long fly ball to center field that Jason Codiroli caught to end the game.