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Synonyms for catcher

(baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher

the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws

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Accommodations can be as simple as having a baseball catcher wear red gloves under his mitt for administering signals to a pitcher who has visual-perceptual learning disabilities.
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Born in Spavinaw, OK, and raised in Commerce, OK, Mickey Charles Mantle was named for baseball catcher Gordon "Mickey" Cochrane.
misshapen as the knuckles of an old baseball catcher,'' Smith wrote.
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A Georgia high school baseball catcher is caught on video ducking under a pitch so that it smacks the mask of the umpire with whom the catcher was arguing.
Linda Shellabarger said her son was engaged to be married and was a star baseball catcher at Valley College.
Inspired by professional baseball catcher Mike Matheny's forced early retirement from major league play, four Kettering University seniors tested the protective properties of catcher's masks.