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 Scully had a way of making the little people feel important — and compared with him, all of us in the press box were little people. Dylan Hernández, Los Angeles Times, 3 Aug. 2022 Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila showed up in the press box Wednesday morning for what was described as an impromptu chat with reporters, his first such talk since the end of spring training. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 6 July 2022 The fire was first seen in the old press box on the roof, according to a statement from HYM Investment Group, which is redeveloping the site, but the cause remains under investigation. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 1 June 2022 The two fields are adjacent with back-to-back stands and a press box on top in the middle of both fields. Lori Riley,, 15 Nov. 2021 In the press box, reporters turned to one another, surprised that the jurors had seemed to discount the testimony of Sciorra. Ken Auletta, The New Yorker, 30 May 2022 At the ballpark, Angell had a different agenda than other writers in the press box, those who were required to file quickly within strict length guidelines. Ira Kaufman, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 May 2022 Announced earlier this year, the addition of a new $148,000 modular restroom and storage facility required the removal of the outdated two-stall bathroom on the ground floor with a press box on top. John Benson, cleveland, 24 Mar. 2022 The only time over the last three decades Lynch wasn’t a regular in the Wrigley press box was in 2020, when COVID-19 protocols restricted media access. Paul Sullivan,, 19 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of press box

1889, in the meaning defined above

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11 Aug 2022

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“Press box.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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