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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During the 2004 season, 170 home runs were hit at Busch Stadium, with nearly a quarter landing in the vicinity of the target area.
III first-team honoree also had four home runs, 14 doubles and 25 walks to help the Falcons to a share of their first league title since 2000.
Cabrera has now reached base via hit, walk or hit by pitch in 51 consecutive games after a second-inning home run.
Rawlings has produced a limited number of commemorative CENTURY 21 Home Run Derby gold baseballs that will be made available for sale exclusively at MLB.
Currently a home run leader with 19 home runs, Detroit Tiger's Cecil Fielder is participating as national spokesperson for Coca-Cola -- Homers For America.
1 -- color) Ervin Santana stares at the ball after allowing a home run to Oakland's Milton Bradley, background, on Monday.
Shortly before McGwire broke Roger Marls' single-season record of 61 home runs, it was learned that he had been taking the steroid precursor androstenedione.
If any player hits a home run over left or left center field during Game Three of the 2006 World Series, everyone in the U.
April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Wouldn't it be great to attend the 2007 Major League All-Star Game festivities in San Francisco as the special guest of baseball's all-time greatest sluggers -- the members of The 500 HOME RUN CLUB?
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.
The home run, deep into the seats in right field on a 2-2 count, came after a double from Orlando Cabrera to start the inning and a single from Vladimir Guerrero that put runners on the corners.
Subscribers to the Home Run Program are provided with both products and services designed to make it easy and affordable to launch teleworking programs.
The Home Run Record Race vignettes update the home run count for McGwire and Sosa, and will continue through the end of the regular season on Sept.
375 for the Cowboys with six home runs and 13 RBIs in 32 at-bats - an average of one home run per 5.
Mathis redeemed himself somewhat in the ninth with his first career home run, but instead of it being the game-winner, it only tied the score.