at bat

noun
Updated on: 11 Nov 2017

Definition of at bat

: an official turn at batting charged to a baseball player except when the player walks, sacrifices, is hit by a pitched ball, or is interfered with by the catcher
  • three hits in five at bats

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First Known Use of at bat

1908


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