home stand


Definition of home stand

: a series of baseball games played at a team's home field

Examples of home stand in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 10th anniversary of the walk-off win that began that season comes Sunday when the Rangers were to host Tampa Bay to close out the first home stand at Globe Life Field. Dallas News, "'God, I miss you guys’: Virtual mini-reunion with members of the 2010 Rangers brings laughs, frank thoughts and good memories," 2 Apr. 2020 Subscribe now for unlimited access to Cincinnati.com ] Daniel Carter Beard Boyhood Home Found near the shore of the Licking River in Covington, Daniel Carter Beard’s boyhood home stands as a monument for patriotism and American tradition. Madeline Northup, Cincinnati.com, "10 places with a big dose of history in Cincinnati," 16 Jan. 2020 Without the shutdown, Major League Baseball would be in its third week with the Brewers in the midst of an eight-game home stand against the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies. Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'This is the time now to just dive into service': Brewers TV play-by-play man Brian Anderson is keeping plenty busy," 20 Apr. 2020 Vegas has five stops left on a six-game road trip and a seven-game home stand before the Feb. 26 deadline. USA TODAY, "Will Golden Knights be surprise trade deadline buyers?," 31 Jan. 2018 But this traditional ceremony looked a little different — chairs for graduates spaced six feet apart, caution tape marking where family members could sit, in the home stands of course. al, "Alabama high school returns to football field for in-person graduation," 12 May 2020 South Alabama is playing for positioning in the Sun Belt Conference basketball standings heading into its final two-game home stand of the 2017-18 season. Creg Stephenson, AL.com, "Where things stand for South Alabama basketball heading into final 2 weeks," 21 Feb. 2018 The flood of new guns in Brazilian homes stands to make domestic violence more lethal, turn ordinary confrontations fatal and turbocharge a black market that is already thriving, Ms. Pollachi warned. Letícia Casado, New York Times, "Gun Ownership Soars in Brazil Under Bolsonaro," 31 Mar. 2020 The Fuel hardly had any time to see what worked as their season came to a halt after their two matches at the team’s home stand on Feb. 8 and 9. Sean Collins, Dallas News, "5 storylines Fueling Dallas’ return to Overwatch League play, including online match integrity," 23 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of home stand

1965, in the meaning defined above

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15 Jun 2020

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“Home stand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20stand. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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