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Synonyms for homer

a base hit on which the batter scores a run

an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs

United States painter best known for his seascapes (1836-1910)

pigeon trained to return home

hit a home run

References in classic literature ?
Loving Homer as I do, I hardly like to say that in attributing these feelings to Achilles, or in believing that they are truly to him, he is guilty of downright impiety.
But in what follows he takes the person of Chryses, and then he does all that he can to make us believe that the speaker is not Homer, but the aged priest himself.
Then he will adopt a mode of narration such as we have illustrated out of Homer, that is to say, his style will be both imitative and narrative; but there will be very little of the former, and a great deal of the latter.
In "Pouring the Wrong Wax in the Literary Mold: Plutarch's Marius and Homers Odyssey" Michael Nerdahl shows how Plutarch creates a connection between his Life of Marius and the Odyssey to illustrate the negative qualities of Marius when set against the qualities that aid Odysseus throughout his journey Hanna M.
Since being assigned to Lancaster last week, Hankerd, a third-round selection in this year's draft out of USC, has produced, going 6 for 24 with two homers and a double.
Aaron still is the only player to hit at least 30 homers in each of 15 seasons and at least 20 homers 20 times.
Kevin Mench hit homers in three consecutive innings.
I don't know if there's a player in the National League or the American League who is hitting the ball harder and farther right now,'' manager Jim Tracy said of Choi, who has 12 homers this season.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA - The JetHawks managed just two homers in their past five games of a recent seven-game homestand at hitter-friendly Lancaster.
Cook set a school record at the University of Southern Mississippi with 45 career homers before being drafted by the JetHawks' parent club, the Arizona Diamondbacks, in the fifth round of the 2003 draft.
339 (96 for 383) with 17 homers among his 36 extra-base hits in his first year of pro ball at short-season Yakima (Wash.
It's the question of the new baseball season, which opens with the embattled Bonds on 703 homers, 12 from beating the Babe and 53 from passing Hammerin' Hank.
Pretty soon, you run out of ammunition, such as Tracy's observation that Beltre is only two homers away from matching the single-season Dodgers record held by Shawn Green.
Napoli leads the league with 27 homers and is batting .
The JetHawks committed three errors and allowed 15 hits, including three homers, but they won their fifth consecutive game and for the seventh time in their past eight games because they had 14 hits, including six homers.