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 Throughout this home stand, the Rangers three losses have come after a bad outing from the starter. Sam Blum, Dallas News, 2 May 2021 His flair for the dramatic included a two-homer day, one being a 447-foot grand slam, when the Padres capped their second 9-0 home stand in franchise history with a 6-4 victory over the Mariners on Sunday. Jay Paris, Forbes, 24 May 2021 The Galaxy’s longest home stand is a three-match stint straddling July and August against Portland, Real Salt Lake and Vancouver. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 24 Mar. 2021 Toronto dropped seven of 10 on the final home stand and finished 10-11 at its spring training facility. Arkansas Online, 25 May 2021 The Red Sox wore three different uniforms and played four games in less than 47 hours to start their longest home stand of the year last weekend. BostonGlobe.com, 22 Apr. 2021 That capacity figure will hold for the home games throughout May 27, which includes a May 11-16 home stand against St. Louis and Atlanta as well as a four-game series against San Diego from May 24-27. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 22 Apr. 2021 The Pelicans' five-game home stand continues Monday against Kings. Christian Clark, NOLA.com, 30 Jan. 2021 The Blazers start a two-game home stand Tuesday night against Chicago (3-4) before hosting Minnesota (2-4) on Thursday. oregonlive, 3 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of home stand

1965, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jul 2021

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“Home stand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20stand. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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