shine ball

noun

1
: a baseball polished on one side against the pitcher's uniform and rubbed with dirt or powder on the other side to obtain more curve when pitched
2
: the pitch of a shine ball

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“Shine ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shine%20ball. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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