Definition of ballplayer
: a person who plays ball; especially : a baseball player
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McQuery was an early professional ballplayer in the late 19th century before quitting to join the Covington Police.
And those academic backgrounds are incredibly varied among ballplayers.
While the complex brings in former celebrities for various events, Lofton is the first ballplayer who has been brought in for a meet-and-greet, a rep says.
In addition to Springer, Thomas has another outstanding ballplayer on his contact list.
Even the new home of the Bronx Bombers is pretty shiny for visiting ballplayers, especially first-timers.
The collection of ballplayers that has defied logic by staying atop the National League Central for much of the season hasn’t been together that long, for the most part.
The ballplayers are their kids, in two-month bursts every year.
Fortunately, many of Judge’s fellow ballplayers, past and present, had more astute observations about his jaw-dropping shot.
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Definition of ballplayer for English Language Learners
: a baseball player
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