bat girl


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 The Yankees made Goldman, 70, their honorary bat girl on Monday night ahead of their matchup against the Los Angeles Angels. Christopher Brito, CBS News, 29 June 2021 On Monday, Goldman was the bat girl complete with her own locker and uniform., 4 July 2021 On June 28, Goldman was an honorary bat girl for the Yankees during their game against the Los Angeles Angels. Elizabeth Loga, Glamour, 29 June 2021 As a 10-year-old, Gwen Goldman dreamed of being a bat girl for the New York Yankees, but she was turned down because of her gender. Christopher Brito, CBS News, 29 June 2021 In 1961, 10-year-old Gwen Goldman penned a letter to the Yankees expressing her dream of being a bat girl. NBC News, 29 June 2021 Back in 1961, a 10-year-old Goldman wrote to then-Yankees general manager Roy Hamey expressing her dream to be a bat girl for the Bronx Bombers. Gabrielle Chung,, 28 June 2021 Back in 1961, a 10-year-old Goldman sent a letter to her beloved Yankees asking to serve as the team's bat girl. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, 28 June 2021 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, 13 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of bat girl

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Bat girl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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