Definition of brushback in English:

brushback

Line breaks: brush|back
Pronunciation: /ˈbrʌʃbak
 
/
(also brushback pitch)

noun

Baseball
  • A pitch aimed close to the body so that the batter must step back to avoid it.
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    • One of Adcock's more memorable eruptions after a brushback pitch was to chase a terrified pitcher Ruben Gomez of the San Francisco Giants off the field.
    • I think the players should be allowed to take care of the brushback pitch instead of the umpires.
    • The Yanks reacted with brushbacks or unhittable slop.

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