Definition of double play
: a play in baseball by which two players are put out
Examples of double play in a sentence
The batter hit into a double play.
They turned a double play to end the inning.
First Known Use of double play
DOUBLE PLAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of double play for English Language Learners
baseball : a play in which the team in the field causes two runners to be put out
DOUBLE PLAY Defined for Kids
Definition of double play for Students
: a play in baseball by which two base runners are put out
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