Adjective "baseball" definition and examples

(Baseball may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈbeɪsbɔːl/

Definitions and examples

noun

A ball game played between two teams of nine on a diamond-shaped circuit of four bases. It is played chiefly as a warm-weather sport in the US and Canada.
  1. as modifier 'a baseball player'
  2. 'When he was at his peak, baseball and boxing were the only two truly national sports in America.'
  3. 'It is unbelievable to me that the highest-paid team in baseball would start the season in such a deep funk.'
  4. 'He became enamored with the game of baseball when he moved to Canada for his high school years.'
  5. 'I had no idea of what was to come as we drove on home returning from my baseball game.'
  6. 'By the early twentieth century, baseball had become America's national sport.'
  7. 'That, of course, is what they said in baseball and now the sport is a discredited shambles.'
  8. 'There were dire predictions of the demise of baseball as a major sport if a strike or lockout took place.'
  9. 'The concept is that correct baseball is a game of small details, and baseball is a game of details.'
  10. 'He did say he just loved the game of baseball and wanted to be at the center of all the action.'
  11. 'I suppose that's the same appeal of watching baseball or golf or tennis live.'
  12. 'If you wanted to do better, the thing to do is to throw the baseballs harder.'
  13. 'He sat in the Mariners clubhouse not long ago, signing a few baseballs brought to him by coach John Moses.'
  14. 'He also sponsors a local youth league and supplies baseballs, bats and cleats.'
  15. 'They had seen Murray blister baseballs from the right side in previous years, so they flocked to Asheville to stop the experiment in its tracks.'
  16. 'Inside the engineering marvel that likely was never really suited for baseball, there were just two people on the field and a few buckets of baseballs.'
  17. 'That to me was a great moment, because you don't catch too many baseballs barehanded.'
  18. 'We sold baseballs and made baseballs, and I was the batboy.'
  19. 'He was taking the baseballs out of the umpire's bag.'
  20. 'More than that, he loved throwing baseballs so hard that they popped into the glove and turned hands red.'
  21. 'But, we enjoyed his stories and we all got autographed baseballs.'

More definitions

1. a game of ball between two nine-player teams played usually for nine innings on a field that has as a focal point a diamond-shaped infield with a home plate and three other bases, 90 feet (27 meters) apart, forming a circuit that must be completed by a base runner in order to score, the central offensive action entailing hitting of a pitched ball with a wooden or metal bat and running of the bases, the winner being the team scoring the most runs.

2. the ball used in this game, being a

More examples(as adjective)

"representatives can be baseball."

"manufacturers can be baseball."