in the dirt

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Definition of in the dirt

baseball, of a pitch
: having hit the ground near home plate before reaching the catcher He swung and missed at a curveball in the dirt.

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“In the dirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20dirt. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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