baseball glove

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Synonyms for baseball glove

the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball

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The Official Baseball Rules state that a catcher can only use a catcher's mitt, and a fielder can only use a fielder's glove.
In fact, there was no such thing as a left-handed catcher's mitt.
Then, we tie-wrap 36 of the shells into these 18- by 18-inch squares of non-degradable plastic; the shells are oriented standing up, like a catcher's mitt, to increase the surface area for the oyster spat to colonize.
A projectile with little or no spin tends to go straight for a short distance, then move about unpredictably--which is why in baseball, when a knuckleballer is on the mound pitching, the catcher wears an oversize catcher's mitt.
He motioned LeBlanc over and handed him a bat, a ball, and a catcher's mitt.
Richards the innovator introduced an oversized catcher's mitt to catch knuckleball pitchers.
The ball pounded into the catcher's mitt for a strike.
Historians quibble over whether Harry Decker, Joe Gunson, Ted Kennedy, or Jack McCloskey first used the padded catcher's mitt in the late 1880s.
The filter acts like a catcher's mitt to stop blood clots from moving into the lungs," says Dr.
Preferably with faces like a catcher's mitt and teeth like a vandalised graveyard" - Ricky Gervais on the problems of casting for a new film.
He starts the moment the pitch reaches the catcher's mitt and continues until the play-by-play announcer has to practically interrupt him in mid-sentence for the next pitch.
Cobb was a cheat who filed his spikes to a point so he could cut opponents, who didn't think twice about planting a cleat in a fielder's ribs, who would rear his bat back and slam the catcher's mitt.
Almost all his five pitches went straight to the catcher's mitt, winning applause from students.
AGAIN TRACY SWUNG REAL HARD, DETERMINED TO REBOUND, BUT AS THE BALL HIT THE CATCHER'S MITT, TRACY'S PANTS HIT THE GROUND
Every ball he took he'd watch fight back to the catcher's mitt.