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box score

noun

Simple Definition of box score

  • : a small chart that shows the players, score, and other details of a baseball game

Full Definition of box score

  1. :  a printed score of a game (as baseball) giving the names and positions of the players and a record of the play arranged in tabular form; broadly :  total count :  summary

Examples of box score

  1. reading the box scores in the newspaper



Origin of box score

from its arrangement in a newspaper box


First Known Use: 1913


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