home stand


Definition of home stand 

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

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Average attendance during that Astros home stand was 36,812, which means that a lot of fans who partook in the dollar dog promotion, scientifically speaking, ate a hell of a lot of hot dogs. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "Fun facts about Dollar Hot Dog Night at Minute Maid Park," 23 Apr. 2018 The Panthers eight-game home stand from Nov. 24-Dec. Craig Davis, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Panthers face tough early road with 14 of first 20 games away from home," 21 June 2018 The BayBears open their season Thursday with a home stand against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. Lawrence Specker, AL.com, "With move set for 2020, BayBears upbeat for new season," 3 Apr. 2018 The present is this Saturday in Nashville, then the home stand. Charlie Hatch, Cincinnati.com, "FC Cincinnati at 2018 USL midway point: 'We haven't won anything yet'," 2 July 2018 Haudricourt discusses that, plus Freddy Peralta, Dan Jennings, Jeremy Jeffress and the looming MLB Draft, as the team returns from a 7-3 road trip and begins a 10-game home stand Monday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers Podcast: Jesus Augilar leads Brewers' offensive revival," 21 May 2018 The week ahead: The Knights close the home stand with 7:04 p.m. games Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday against Rochester, the Minnesota Twins’ top farm club. Steve Lyttle, charlotteobserver, "Young pitcher is living up to preseason hype. But here’s what the Knights need now.," 15 Apr. 2018 That actually wasn't the case for the Indy Eleven in the second match of their home stand. Kevin Johnston, Indianapolis Star, "Motivated Indy Eleven fall short in 2nd game of homestand," 4 July 2018 Frustrating Tuesday In Tuesday’s loss, the final game of the home stand, the game was called in the bottom of the sixth inning with no one out. Randy Mcroberts, The Aegis, "Aberdeen takes first game at Brooklyn, 7-1," 5 July 2018

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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