Simple Definition of baseball
: a game played on a large field by two teams of nine players who try to score runs by hitting a small ball with a bat and then running to each of the four bases without being put out
: the ball used in baseball
Full Definition of baseball
: a game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players each on a large field having four bases that mark the course a runner must take to score; also : the ball used in this game
Examples of baseball
We watched baseball on TV last night.
First Known Use of baseball
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BASEBALL Defined for Kids
Definition of baseball
1 : a game played with a bat and ball by two teams of nine players on a field with four bases that mark the course a runner must take to score
2 : the ball used in the game of baseball
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