home field

noun

sports
: a team's own field where it plays in front of its fans
The team has been tough to beat on its home field.

Examples of home field in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Director of field operations at Oracle Park, Elliott has gone high tech for a very low tech crop, using drones to monitor soil moisture in the roughly two acres of grass and clay that the San Francisco Giants call home field. Joan Morris, The Mercury News, 25 Mar. 2024 Its home field advantage is considered one of the best around, which is no surprise given Sacramento’s fervor for sports. Chris Biderman, Sacramento Bee, 8 Mar. 2024 The organization on Thursday asked fans, known as the Bills Mafia, to help get the home field and stadium in Orchard Park game-ready. Antonio Planas, NBC News, 19 Jan. 2024 The top teams in the league will take over the home field of the New Orleans Saints on February 9, 2025, USA Today reports. Melissa Locker, Southern Living, 15 Feb. 2024 The world watched as the Ravens, for the first time, played for a spot in the Super Bowl on their home field. Hayes Gardner, Baltimore Sun, 28 Jan. 2024 Swift has been cheering on her beau at a number of Chiefs games throughout the season, though mostly at their home field of Arrowhead Stadium. Rebecca Cohen, NBC News, 20 Jan. 2024 The four first-round matchups will take place either at the home field of the team with the better seed, or at another site designated by the team with the better seed. Craig Meyer, Detroit Free Press, 8 Jan. 2024 Advertisement Putting on a bend-but-don’t break clinic, Bishop’s blanked the Eagles 27-0 on their home field to defend their Coastal League title. Don Norcross, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Oct. 2023

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“Home field.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20field. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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