sand·​lot | \ˈsan(d)-ˌlät \

Definition of sandlot 

: a vacant lot especially when used for usually unorganized sports

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Other Words from sandlot

sandlot adjective
sandlotter \ˈsan(d)-​ˌlä-​tər \ noun

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With Rodgers’ unique sandlot abilities, Green Bay’s offense is also built to survive when a play isn’t executed on schedule. Andy Benoit,, "Dez Bryant Says He Doesn’t Regret Passing on Ravens’ Offer, But He Should," 18 May 2018 His father, Joe, was a coal miner but caught for a sandlot baseball team. Richard Goldstein,, "Red Schoendienst, St. Louis Cardinals star and oldest Hall of Famer," 8 June 2018 With its extensive archive of photos, newspaper clips, letters, film reels, movies and an immense collection of baseball cards, baseball’s story from sandlot to the pros will come alive. Sarah Maiellano, USA TODAY, "The best museum exhibits in the USA for summer 2018," 4 June 2018 His late father, Vern Carr, was a sandlot baseball star back in the day. Michael Heaton,, "Radio's Ray Carr is a Cleveland Renaissance man: Minister of Culture," 10 May 2018 Beto O’Rourke, an occasional member of Los Diablitos de El Paso sandlot baseball team, looked pathetic in his first two at-bats last Sunday at the Long Time, a diamond in Austin, Texas. Michael Hoinski, GQ, "Beto in the Outfield," 19 Apr. 2018 Both teams are part of a loose confederation of sandlot squads assembled throughout the south. Michael Hoinski, GQ, "Beto in the Outfield," 19 Apr. 2018 Players amend their fundamentals to accommodate the sandlot style QB. Andy Benoit,, "Answering the Crucial Question for Each Top Quarterback in the 2018 NFL Draft," 4 Apr. 2018 Bevell must design plays that suit everyone else but can still work when Wilson goes sandlot. Andy Benoit,, "The Russell Wilson Conundrum," 13 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of sandlot

1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sandlot was in 1878

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English Language Learners Definition of sandlot

: an empty area of land in a city where children play games or sports

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