Texas leaguer


Definition of Texas leaguer

: a fly in baseball that falls too far out to be caught by an infielder and too close in to be caught by an outfielder

First Known Use of Texas leaguer

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Texas leaguer

Texas League, a baseball minor league

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The first known use of Texas leaguer was in 1903

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“Texas leaguer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Texas%20leaguer. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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