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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A closer examination of the box score showed one hit apiece for both Grady and Gilbert--a minimum condition required for each player to have had a home run.
When the season started, Salmon only needed 10 home runs to reach 300 and when he hit six almost right out of the gate when Rivera was out with a rib injury, it looked like he was a cinch to get it.
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.
Monday, the A's took the lead for good in the top of the seventh inning, when Eric Chavez led off with a single and came around to score one batter later when Jay Payton smashed another slider over the left-field wall for a two-run home run.
Accounting for the disparity in home run totals created by the era in which a hitter played is an effective way to compare various players and determine the best single season home run performances of all time.
Adding such a significant charitable component to the CENTURY 21 Home Run Derby that benefits two outstanding organizations like Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Easter Seals is another example of ways in which baseball can use high-profile events to raise awareness and funding for institutions that provide invaluable help to communities.
With the home run, two singles and twowalks Friday, Napoli has reached base in 11 consecutive at-bats, one off the Angels' record.
As the hitter adjusts his knee brace and limps to the batters box, we hear the voice of legendary Dodgers announcer Vin Scully making his famous call of Gibson's home run.
Cabrera's home run, his fifth, and Napoli's home run gave the Angels a 5-0 lead by the third inning.
Moustakas now shares the schools career home run record (28) with teammate Matt Dominguez.
Proceeds from October 16 Home Run Race at Stanford To Benefit Habitat for Humanity and Global Partners For Development
The Camarillo High senior hit a two-run home run in the second inning to set the tone for the West in a 7-0 victory over the East in the San Fernando Valley Classic softball all-star game at Birmingham High of Lake Balboa.
NEW YORK -- Exclusive Spanish-Language Presentations Include Telecast of Home Run Derby and Radio Broadcast of All-Star Game