ballyard

noun
ball·​yard | \ ˈbȯl-ˌyärd How to pronounce ballyard (audio) \

Definition of ballyard

: a baseball park or stadium : ballpark sense 1 Kevin Kenney … paused in front of Yankee Stadium to snap a photo of the grand, old ballyard across the street.— Seth Livingstone

Examples of ballyard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The music was dark, the booing was thick, and the familiarly harsh lyrics were muscled into the ballyard by two former football stars. Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times, 8 Oct. 2021 The Worcester Red Sox officially unwrap Polar Park, their new gem of a ballyard with yesteryear touches, on Tuesday afternoon. BostonGlobe.com, 8 May 2021 Whatever is wrong with baseball had the night off at the Giants’ ballyard Friday night. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, 3 Sep. 2021 For Davis, the tryout was a lark, just another chance to be at the ballyard. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, 29 May 2021 Baker made the comments during a briefing with reporters at Fenway Park, following a tour of the mass vaccination site at the ballyard. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 3 Feb. 2021 Determined to send them out on the right note, he eventually was cleared to give them a swan song of swings on the home ballyard. Scott Springer, The Enquirer, 7 Aug. 2020 Remember when Farmers’ Day was a hot time at the ol’ ballyard? Gary Peterson, The Mercury News, 27 June 2019 Of course the sound of scouts parsing talent, muttering under their breath with a crowd—3,692 tonight, a regular-season record—filing in, is a ballyard staple. SI.com, 16 May 2018 See More

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First Known Use of ballyard

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Ballyard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ballyard. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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