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

Examples of Texas leaguer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The first hit of the game, was just kind of off the end of the bat, a Texas leaguer. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 Aug. 2021

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Word History


Texas League, a baseball minor league

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 24 Feb. 2024.

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