press box


Definition of press box 

: a space reserved for reporters (as at a stadium)

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The play-by-play broadcaster was just doing his job and calling the Shrimp's game against the Mobile BayBears when the foul ball in question landed in the press box, smashing into his computer. Charlotte Carroll,, "Play-by-Play Announcer Called Foul Ball Crashing Into His Laptop," 5 July 2018 Snyder was able to attract and keep talented assistants, their facilities improving all the time — a new press box, a new indoor facility, new practice fields, new weight room. Sam Mellinger, kansascity, "The day the Kansas-Kansas State rivalry changed forever | The Kansas City Star," 21 Mar. 2018 One of the final photographs showed the makeshift memorial his colleagues made for him in the press box at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, one that included a copy of The Capital that was published the morning after he was killed. Chris Kaltenbach,, "Capital Gazette's John McNamara eulogized as exemplary reporter who loved sports, community journalism," 10 July 2018 The press box at Growden Memorial Park was perched high above the field. Kurt Streeter, New York Times, "The Allegory of the Baseball Broadcast Booth," 6 June 2018 The proposal featured a 6,000-seat stadium, with locker rooms, concession stands and a press box. Shawn Mcfarland,, "Plans For Hartford USL Soccer Team Begin To Take Shape, Announcement Planned This Week," 9 July 2018 Inside, he's built a press box, stadium tiers and even locker rooms on the service level at the bottom of the park. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Giant LEGO model of Miller Park that took 9 years to build is coming to Madison," 20 June 2018 The press box in Neyland Stadium shook on the night of Sept. 19, 1998 as Tennessee fans released five years of pent-up frustration and welcomed in unbridled joy. Andy Staples,, "The Chaos and Consequences of the BCS, 20 Years After Its Inaugural Season," 9 July 2018 Harry Maguire of Leicester City is new enough to the international scene that a soccer correspondent from a prominent American publication asked in the press box last week. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "England dominates Sweden to reach World Cup semifinals," 7 July 2018

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First Known Use of press box

1889, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of press box

: a special area or section of seats where reporters sit at a sports event

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