ground ball

noun
Updated on: 25 May 2018

Definition of ground ball

: a batted baseball that bounds or rolls along the ground

Examples of ground ball in a Sentence

  1. He hit a ground ball to the shortstop.

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First Known Use of ground ball

1857

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  • baseball : a ball that is hit by the batter and that rolls or bounces along the ground


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