home run

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Synonyms for home run

a base hit on which the batter scores a run

something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal

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The author had been researching home runs in the Deadball Era (1901-1919) to determine how many of the home runs were inside-the-park home runs.
But ever since Rivera returned in May, he's picked up his play, hitting 11 home runs in July and 13 in his past 28 games.
This in itself is not remarkable, since of Henry Aaron's 755 career home runs, roughly one-third came after he had reached that age, which is near-geriatric in baseball terms.
Louis Cardinals meet in Game Three of the 2006 World Series, all of America will be hungry for a home run over left or left center field.
He got the first two outs in the top of the sixth before Bradley stepped up to the plate and hit a slider for his seventh home run of the season, tying the score.
This is the percentage of at-bats that result in home runs.
It was the third longest home run in the ballpark's history behind a 503-foot shot by Richie Sexson in 2004 and a 473-foot drive by Scott Rolen in 1999.
Donations also are made in the name of the teams that hit the most home runs.
370 with 10 home runs, nine doubles and 32 RBIs, but the third basemans highlight-reel defensive plays were just as significant in making him an All-City first-team selection for a third consecutive year.
A former National League Rookie of the Year (1977) and Most Valuable Player (1987), Dawson joined Willie Mays as the only two players with at least 2,000 hits, 200 home runs and 300 stolen bases.
As a freshman, she made a huge impact, hitting six home runs after being called up from the junior varsity during the season.
20 ERA since coming off the disabled list in early May but was greeted with three home runs in a 14-2 Angels victory.
I like trying to hit home runs off great pitchers like Roger Clemens and Randy Johnson