Fly Ball

  • (noun): (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air.
    Synonyms: fly

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Ken Coleman - Quotes
... Fly ball to deep left...Yastrzemski is going hard...way back...way back...and he dives and makes a tremendous catch! One of the greatest catches I've ... Here's the pitch...there's a fly ball to left field...Downing is going's GONE! IT IS GONE!!! Dave Henderson has homered! And the Boston Red Sox have taken the lead ...
Interference (baseball) - Spectator Interference - Cases of Possible Spectator Interference
... the Yankees trailing 4–3, Derek Jeter, the Yankee shortstop, hit a fly to the right field wall ... Tony Tarasco backtracked and positioned himself to catch Jeter's fly ball just short of the wall ... Maier, a 12-year-old spectator seated in the bleachers, reached out to catch the ball, and deflected it away from Tarasco and over the fence ...
1926 World Series - Matchups - Game 5
... Chick Hafey then hit a fly ball caught in foul territory by Ruth, and Bell was called out while attempting to steal second base ... Ruth then struck out, and Bob Meusel followed by hitting a sacrifice fly to right fielder Billy Southworth, on which Combs promptly advanced to third base ... for Tony Lazzeri, who ended the inning by hitting a fly ball to center fielder Wattie Holm ...
Dan Dickerson - Play-by-play Highlights
... "First pitch to Pudge, fly ball, deep to left, into the night... 4-3 Tigers win!" "Swing and a fly ball, left field, it's deep, IT'S WAY BACK.. ... What a sight at home plate!" "The 0-2 pitch -- swing and a high fly ball to right -- Ordonez going back -- he's got room.. ...
Dave Pope
... In the top of the 8th inning, Vic Wertz of Cleveland had hit a deep fly ball (400 or more feet) to center field which had been pulled down by Mays for a ... In the last of the 10th inning, Giants' pinch-hitter Dusty Rhodes hit a shallow fly ball, well under 300 feet, toward the cozy right field area of the Polo Grounds ... as he could but was a couple of feet short of being able to catch Rhodes' fly ball, which landed in the first row of seats for the game-winning home run ...

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