Baseball Slang

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Baseball Phrase: Around the Horn

Baseball Phrase: Around the Horn
Baseball slang photo © Judy Hedding

"Around the Horn" is a baseball phrase describing a double play going from third base to second to first.
This photograph was taken at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The colorful banners, with common baseball phrases and slang, used to line the concourse when Phoenix Muni hosted Spring Training games. In 2015 the Oakland A's moved to Mesa and the ASU Sun Devils baseball team now call Phoenix Muni home.

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Baseball Phrase: Circus Catch

Baseball Phrase: Circus Catch
Baseball slang photo © Judy Hedding

A "Circus Catch" is an outstanding catch by a fielder.
This photograph was taken at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The colorful banners, with common baseball phrases and slang, used to line the concourse when Phoenix Muni hosted Spring Training games. In 2015 the Oakland A's moved to Mesa and the ASU Sun Devils baseball team now call Phoenix Muni home.

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Baseball Phrase: Can of Corn

Baseball Phrase: Can of Corn
Baseball slang photo © Judy Hedding

A "Can of Corn" is an easy catch by a fielder.
This photograph was taken at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The colorful banners, with common baseball phrases and slang, used to line the concourse when Phoenix Muni hosted Spring Training games. In 2015 the Oakland A's moved to Mesa and the ASU Sun Devils baseball team now call Phoenix Muni home.

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Baseball Phrase: The Hill

Baseball Phrase: The Hill
Baseball slang photo © Judy Hedding

"The Hill" is the pitcher's mound.
This photograph was taken at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The colorful banners, with common baseball phrases and slang, used to line the concourse when Phoenix Muni hosted Spring Training games. In 2015 the Oakland A's moved to Mesa and the ASU Sun Devils baseball team now call Phoenix Muni home.

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Baseball Phrase: Good Cheese

Baseball Phrase: Good Cheese
Baseball slang photo © Judy Hedding

"Good Cheese" is a good fastball.
This photograph was taken at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The colorful banners, with common baseball phrases and slang, used to line the concourse when Phoenix Muni hosted Spring Training games. In 2015 the Oakland A's moved to Mesa and the ASU Sun Devils baseball team now call Phoenix Muni home.

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Baseball Phrase: Tape Measure Blast

Baseball Phrase: Tape Measure Blast
Baseball slang photo © Judy Hedding

A "Tape Measure Blast" is an extremely long home run.
This photograph was taken at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The colorful banners, with common baseball phrases and slang, used to line the concourse when Phoenix Muni hosted Spring Training games. In 2015 the Oakland A's moved to Mesa and the ASU Sun Devils baseball team now call Phoenix Muni home.

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Baseball Phrase: Tools of Ignorance

Baseball Phrase: Tools of Ignorance
Baseball slang photo © Judy Hedding

"Tools of Ignorance" refers to a catcher's equipment.
This photograph was taken at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The colorful banners, with common baseball phrases and slang, used to line the concourse when Phoenix Muni hosted Spring Training games. In 2015 the Oakland A's moved to Mesa and the ASU Sun Devils baseball team now call Phoenix Muni home.

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Baseball Phrase: Sweet Spot

Baseball Phrase: Sweet Spot
Baseball slang photo © Judy Hedding

The "Sweet Spot" is the part of the bat just a few inches from the barrel.
This photograph was taken at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The colorful banners, with common baseball phrases and slang, used to line the concourse when Phoenix Muni hosted Spring Training games. In 2015 the Oakland A's moved to Mesa and the ASU Sun Devils baseball team now call Phoenix Muni home.

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Baseball Phrase: Frozen Rope

Baseball Phrase: Frozen Rope
Baseball slang photo © Judy Hedding

A "Frozen Rope" is a hard line drive hit by a batter.

This photograph was taken at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The colorful banners, with common baseball phrases and slang, used to line the concourse when Phoenix Muni hosted Spring Training games. In 2015 the Oakland A's moved to Mesa and the ASU Sun Devils baseball team now call Phoenix Muni home.

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Baseball Phrase: The Hot Corner

Baseball Phrase: The Hot Corner
Baseball slang photo © Judy Hedding

"The Hot Corner" is another name for third base.
This photograph was taken at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The colorful banners, with common baseball phrases and slang, used to line the concourse when Phoenix Muni hosted Spring Training games. In 2015 the Oakland A's moved to Mesa and the ASU Sun Devils baseball team now call Phoenix Muni home.

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Baseball Phrase: Meatball

Baseball Phrase: Meatball
Baseball slang photo © Judy Hedding

A "Meatball" is an easy pitch right down the middle of the plate.
This photograph was taken at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The colorful banners, with common baseball phrases and slang, used to line the concourse when Phoenix Muni hosted Spring Training games. In 2015 the Oakland A's moved to Mesa and the ASU Sun Devils baseball team now call Phoenix Muni home.

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Baseball Phrase: South Paw

Baseball Phrase: South Paw
Baseball slang photo © Judy Hedding

A "South Paw" is a left-handed pitcher.
This photograph was taken at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The colorful banners, with common baseball phrases and slang, used to line the concourse when Phoenix Muni hosted Spring Training games. In 2015 the Oakland A's moved to Mesa and the ASU Sun Devils baseball team now call Phoenix Muni home.

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