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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Verlander spent his first 12 seasons with the Tigers, winning American League Cy Young and MVP in 2011, throwing two no-hitters and winning two AL pennants.
Eiland spent seven seasons as the Royals’ pitching coach, helping the club to two American League pennants and the 2015 World Series championship, which came at the expense of the Mets.
The team, which tied the World Series 1-1 Wednesday night with a stunning comeback victory, has driven fans to tattoo parlors across the city since clinching the pennant in Game 7 against the New York Yankees on Saturday night.
Torre won six pennants and four world championships, and Girardi never had a chance of doing that.
Whether the dominant Dodgers can use those advantages in any meaningful way against the possibly bedraggled World Series champions will be revealed when these powerhouse clubs play for the NL pennant again.
Also at Air and Space is Amelia Earhart’s Society of Woman Geographers pennant, which rode with Earhart on her monoplane voyage from Hawaii to California in 1935.
Beginning in 1988, a converted starter named Dennis Eckersley recorded 45, 33 and 48 saves for an Oakland A’s team that won three pennants in succession.
The Cubs went 39 years without a playoff appearance after their 1945 pennant, finishing at .500 or below in 19 of 20 seasons from 1947 through 1966.
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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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