bat girl

noun

Definition of bat girl

: a girl or woman employed to look after the equipment (such as bats) of a baseball team

Examples of bat girl in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even during the Great Depression, beginning in 1929 and continuing into the 1930s, Wilkinson was preoccupied first as a bat girl then catcher with Phoenix's PBSW Ramblers. Jeff Metcalfe, azcentral, "98-year-old softball Hall of Famer Dot Wilkinson staying safe during pandemic," 13 Apr. 2020 With a custom uniform (including occasionally Rex Specs dog goggles to guard his eyes from dust), Colt plays the role typically reserved for a bat boy or bat girl. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "You have four more chances to see Colt the bat dog at a Madison Mallards game this summer," 25 July 2019 Also part of the festivities was Anne Liddle, the wife of Tigers bench coach Steve Liddle, who served as the Tigers’ honorary bat girl. Anthony Fenech, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Tigers observations: 2 lazy lapses leave Ron Gardenhire dejected," 19 July 2019 By the way, his wife, Annie, was a bat girl on that ’78 Coral Park team. Walter Villa, miamiherald, "The key players on Coral Park's 1978 championship team," 7 June 2018 So donning the pink and spending time with Mayra Lima, a breast cancer survivor and the Marlins’ honorary bat girl Sunday, was meaningful to the 26-year-old. Matthew Defranks, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Breast cancer awareness initiative meaningful to Marlins' Nick Wittgren," 13 May 2018

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Bat girl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bat%20girl. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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