press box


Definition of press box

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

Examples of press box in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As a result, we're now allowed one reporter, one photographer and one TV photographer in the press box every day. Jen Fifield, The Arizona Republic, 13 May 2021 In the press box, on the broadcast and on social media, the tunnel business became a storyline, even as the Mets and Diamondbacks were locked in a tie game late. Justin Toscano, USA TODAY, 8 May 2021 In addition to his research responsibilities, Adams attends every practice and is part of the decision-making team on game days from his perch in the press box., 1 May 2021 There were rumors that former Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome was break dancing in the press box during that game. Mike Preston,, 13 Apr. 2021 When Henderson was pulled from a game in the middle innings, Wendel snuck away from the other writers in the press box and down to the clubhouse with his notebook in his back pocket. Stephen Borelli, USA TODAY, 12 Apr. 2021 There is a strict rule against cheering in the press box, yet when all the shooting and scoring multiplied into something mystical, a certain columnist jumped to his feet and screamed. Los Angeles Times, 12 Apr. 2021 Oak Mountain athletic director Shane Gallman said there was substantial damage to the football press box at Herdmont Park, but the campus complexes were in good shape. al, 26 Mar. 2021 Among the key folks not present on the field while the media was allowed in the press box: shortstop Trea Turner, first baseman Josh Bell, second baseman Josh Harrison and catchers Yan Gomes and Alex Avila. Creg Stephenson |, al, 6 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of press box

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of press box was in 1889

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19 May 2021

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“Press box.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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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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