Definition of palm ball in English:

palm ball

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noun

A baseball pitch in which the ball is released from the palm and thumb rather than the fingers.
More example sentences
  • Saunders throws a version of the palm ball, with the ball resting in the back of his hand instead of being supported by fingers.
  • In college and the minor leagues, Etherton's out pitch was a palm ball, which resembles a slow forkball because of the way it dives as it approaches the plate.
  • He had a palm ball that batters couldn't hit, as well as good control.

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