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gopher ball

noun

Simple Definition of gopher ball

  • baseball : a pitch that a batter hits for a home run

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gopher ball

  1. :  a pitched baseball hit for a home run

Examples of gopher ball in a sentence

  1. a pitcher who has thrown eight gopher balls so far this year



Circa 1949

First Known Use of gopher ball

circa 1949


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