Baltimore chop


Definition of Baltimore chop

: a batted ball in baseball that usually bounces too high for an infielder to make a putout at first base

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First Known Use of Baltimore chop

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Baltimore chop

so called from its perfection by the Baltimore baseball team of the 1890s

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The first known use of Baltimore chop was in 1905

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“Baltimore chop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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