slow-pitch

noun
\ ˈslō-ˌpich How to pronounce slow-pitch (audio) \

Definition of slow-pitch

: softball which is played with 10 players on each side and in which each pitch must have an arc 3 to 10 feet high and base stealing is not allowed — compare fast-pitch

First Known Use of slow-pitch

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Slow-pitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slow-pitch. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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