Home Plate

  • (noun): (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score.
    Synonyms: home base, home, plate

Some articles on home, home plate, plate:

Marlins Park - Features
... roof to be closed for about 70 of the 81 home games and likely to remain open on some dry nights in April, when the weather isn’t too hot ... Home Run Feature Center field has a home run feature akin to Citi Field's Home Run Apple but different in design and feel ... The home run feature was budgeted at $2.5 million with funding provided by the county's Art in Public Places department ...
Major League Baseball On Fox - Production Overview - Innovations
... masks in order to provide unique perspectives of the action around home plate ... Crystal Partners Big Ear parabolic microphones to Crown Audio PCC160 plate microphones ... happened (Mark McGwire's record-breaking 62nd home run in 1998, the last out of the World Series, et cetera) ...
Mallory Holtman
... as a player for Central Washington, she assisted an opposing player in scoring a home run, when an injury prevented her opponent from completing a play by running the ... On April 26, 2008 her team was playing a Great Northwest Athletic Conference home game against Western Oregon University in Ellensburg, Washington ... Western Oregon's Sara Tucholsky hit a three-run home run, the first in her college career, but injured her knee while going back to tag first base ...
Sara Tucholsky
... when she was assisted in scoring a home run by members of the opposing team, when an injury prevented her from completing the play by running the bases on her own ... Tucholsky hit a three-run home run, the first in her college career, but injured her knee while going back to tag first base after she realized that she did not touch ... the umpires if she could assist Tucholsky to home plate ...
Major League Baseball Umpiring Records - Regular Season - Home Plate
... The following are those umpires who have acted as home plate umpire, or umpire-in-chief, for at least 1,000 major league games through the 2012 season ...

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