base·​ball·​er | \ ˈbās-ˌbȯ-lər How to pronounce baseballer (audio) \
plural baseballers

Definition of baseballer

: a baseball player … the dispute between the professional baseballers and a scientist who claimed that the curve ball was an optical illusion.— E. L. Doctorow, Ragtime, (1974) 1975 In the '90s dozens of sports stars, including baseballers Eric Davis and Darryl Strawberry, have returned to action after battling cancer.— Mark Starr et al., Newsweek, 15 May 2000

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First Known Use of baseballer

1867, in the meaning defined above

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“Baseballer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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