Definition of foul ball in English:

foul ball

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  • A ball struck so that it falls outside the lines drawn from home plate down to the first and third bases.
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    • My dad caught a foul ball in the third inning, and my dad's friend later took my brother down to the Yankees' dugout and had the ball autographed by the team.
    • With one out in the ninth and the strikeout total at 25, the next batter hit a high foul ball between first and home plate.
    • White Sox hitters were consistently late on the fastball, hitting four foul balls in the inning.

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