press box


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

Examples of press box in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Earlier this year, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Blue Valley High football stadium and press box were defaced were swastikas and racial slurs. Sarah Ritter, Kansas City Star, 22 Mar. 2024 The Orioles press box at Camden Yards has been renamed after longtime Baltimore sports reporter Jim Henneman to honor his legacy. Tony Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 23 Jan. 2024 Other special areas include roundtable discussions in the Diamond Club and a kids area in the Kauffman Stadium press box. Jaylon Thompson, Kansas City Star, 19 Jan. 2024 There’s no press box, no roster program and no pregame stats. Jorge Ramos, Los Angeles Times, 29 Dec. 2023 Same thing happened once in a rickety Port Arthur press box. Kevin Sherrington, Dallas News, 12 June 2023 Smith left Saturday’s game against the Texans in the third quarter with a knee injury and was announced as questionable to return, per press box announcement. The Indianapolis Star, 7 Jan. 2024 The clocks have fallen back an hour, FYC press boxes have been sent out, and Vulture’s Nate Jones has been spotted in the wild. Vulture, 6 Nov. 2023 Roosevelt is getting a complete stadium upgrade with a new grass field and press box. Eric Sondheimer, Los Angeles Times, 25 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of press box was in 1889

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“Press box.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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