Examples of home plate in a Sentence
The runner was tagged out at home plate.
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Instead, stand in front of it, which also shortens the distance to home plate from 60 feet 6 inches to around 50 feet, increasing the odds that your ball will make it to the catcher.
Instead, playing in the final game of his high school career before heading to the University of Louisville for baseball, shortstop Alex Binelas made the stop on the grounder and fired to home plate to get the second out.
Luke Allen was the winning pitcher, collecting the second and third outs when his left fielder caught a fly ball then delivered an accurate throw to home plate for the dramatic twin-killing.
An errant throw to home plate on Dylan Arnold’s chopper to third scored two more runs for the Cougars.
After the celebration from the Gators' Super Regional walkoff to advance to the College World Series subsided, Schwarz made his way behind home plate, squatted down and soaked in the moment at McKethan Stadium for one last time.
McVay was sitting behind home plate, and a shoulder injury prevented her from deflecting the flying food, WPVI reported.
The throw to home plate got by the catcher as Miller crossed, allowing Faith McCoskey to score and tie the score.
So both benches cleared and relievers came rumbling in from the outfield even though everything had already settled down by the time anyone arrived to home plate.
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HOME PLATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of home plate for English Language Learners
baseball : the base that a runner must touch in order to score
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