“I see great things in baseball.
It’s our game – the American game.”
– Walt Whitman
ERA, RBI, LOB,
DP, HR, AB,
Triple play, triple crown.
Strike out, put out, fly out, shut out, dug out, tagged out.
Line-up, batter-up, pop up.
Beanball, foul ball, spit ball, passed ball, base-on-ball.
Squeeze play, double play, appeal play, force play, interleague play.
No-hitter, lead-off hitter, clean-up hitter,
Power hitter, switch hitter, clutch hitter.
First pitch, wild pitch, hit-by-pitch.
Little Leaguer, Texas Leaguer, Major Leaguer.
First base, extra base, stolen base.
Earned run, home run, hit and run.
Infield hit, hit-by-pitch.
Lead-off, dust-off, pick-off.
Run the bases, bases loaded, stolen base.
Foul line, line drive.
Wild pitch; pitch-out; outfield;
Field of Dreams.
Farm team, teammate.
Hammerin’ Hank, Joltin’ Joe, Slammin’ Sammy,
Dizzy, Gibby, Lefty, Gabby, Smoky, Dusty, Campy.
Day game, night game, suspended game,