fungo bat


Definition of fungo bat

: a long thin bat used for hitting fungoes

Examples of fungo bat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And a used fungo bat from the baseball school run by the late Ripken. Randy Mcroberts, Baltimore Sun, 21 Apr. 2022 Trammell, the Tigers Hall of Fame shortstop, held a fungo bat in his right hand, a baseball in his left. Jeff Seidel, Detroit Free Press, 22 Feb. 2022 The Warriors now hold possession of the relic, an old fungo bat used and previously owned by late Orioles coach and manager Cal Ripken Sr. Randy Mcroberts,, 16 Apr. 2021 On the other side, CHEN coach Tim Hurlburt hit grounders to his team with the use of a fungo bat. Kyle J. Andrews,, 10 Mar. 2021 Bryant took light swings with a fungo bat Friday, but the injuries need more time to heal. Mark Gonzales,, 22 Aug. 2020 Kris Kemp of Covina asks: Could a player use a fungo bat in a game? Los Angeles Times, 29 Aug. 2019 Another coach would flip a baseball to Ebel, who would smash it with a fungo bat toward Trout. Tom Verducci,, 12 July 2018 Andrus started taking groundballs on last week's road trip, and he's started to swing a fungo bat Tuesday. Stefan Stevenson, star-telegram, 23 May 2018 See More

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First Known Use of fungo bat

1926, in the meaning defined above

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4 May 2022

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“Fungo bat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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