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Heck, their batboy slugged 48 dingers two years ago with the Goodlettsville, Tenn., Little League team.
In the 2002 World Series, J.T. Snow famously saved Baker from imminent danger in front of home plate when the youngster was batboy for father/manager Dusty Baker’s San Francisco Giants.
Veterans, the prospects Cain has mentored—even the batboy got in on it.
The strikeout ended the inning, and Hamilton stood at the plate to talk to Tichenor for a while as a batboy collected his shin guard and batting gloves.
But minor league teams also sometimes employ dogs as batboys or make all the players dress up like pizza for a game.
The other was the son of the manager of the Class-A Asheville Tourists, a kid named Cal Ripken Jr. Cameron was the Tourists’ batboy for four years.
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BATBOY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of batboy for English Language Learners
: a boy who takes care of the bats, balls, and other equipment used by a baseball team
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