Examples of pennant in a Sentence
pennants waving atop the tower
The Red Sox won the American League pennant in 2004.
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The Dodgers have not reached the World Series since winning it in 1988, making this their longest stretch without a pennant.
Royal pennants showing swans against blue and red backgrounds flutter from the boats.
Injuries had thinned a Red Sox bullpen in the thick of a pennant race, and Bagwell, while leading the Eastern League with a .333 batting average, was in positional purgatory behind Wade Boggs and prospect Scott Cooper.
On that hot Saturday afternoon, Tigers fans were caught up in a thrilling pennant race that saw Detroit and four other teams battle for first place, all within two games of one another.
The best part was nobody lost the deal; the Sox added elite prospects and the Cubs gained someone good enough to impact a pennant race.
Wednesday's game is at 12:05 p.m. and billed as parks and rec day with a pennant giveaway to the first 4,000 kids 14 and under.
Connor Grossman A handful of surprise teams have emerged as postseason contenders, but how many will be able to stay around in the pennant race?
Cubs manager Joe Maddon, however, will be calling the shots for the National League, a perk of winning the previous year’s pennant.
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Origin and Etymology of pennant
First Known Use: 1698See Words from the same year
Synonymsbanderole (or banderol), banner, colors, ensign, guidon, jack, pendant (also pendent) [chiefly British], flag, pennon, standard, streamer
Related Wordsbunting, gonfalon; black flag, Jolly Roger, tricolor, union jack, white flag; burgee, semaphore, signaler (or signaller), waft; badge, coat of arms, crest, insignia
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