Baseball Vocabulary List

Baseball vocabulary words.

  1. ball | see definition»

    a pitched baseball that is not hit and is not a strike

  2. base | see definition»

    any of the four stations a runner in baseball must touch in order to score

  3. batter | see definition»

    the player whose turn it is to bat

  4. bunt | see definition»

    to hit a baseball lightly so that the ball rolls for a short distance

  5. catcher | see definition»

    a baseball player who plays behind home plate

  6. concession | see definition»

    a small business where things are sold (as at a sports facility or public place)

  7. dugout | see definition»

    a low shelter facing a baseball diamond and containing the players' bench

  8. fielder | see definition»

    a baseball player other than the pitcher or catcher on the team that is not at bat

  9. foul ball | see definition»

    a baseball batted into foul territory

  10. home plate | see definition»

    the base that a runner must touch in order to score

  11. home run | see definition»

    a hit in baseball that enables the batter to go around all the bases and score

  12. infield | see definition»

    the diamond-shaped part of a baseball field inside the bases and home plate

  13. inning | see definition»

    a division of a baseball game that consists of a turn at bat for each team

  14. mitt | see definition»

    a baseball catcher's or first baseman's glove

  15. outfield | see definition»

    the part of a baseball field beyond the infield and between the foul lines

  16. pitcher | see definition»

    the player who throws the ball to the batter in baseball

  17. shortstop | see definition»

    a baseball infielder whose position is between second and third base

  18. strike | see definition»

    a baseball pitch that is not hit fair or that passes through a certain area over home plate ( strike zone ) without being hit and that counts against the batter

  19. umpire | see definition»

    an official in a sport (as baseball) who enforces the rules

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