Definition of sandlot in English:

sandlot

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Pronunciation: /ˈsan(d)lɒt
 
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noun

North American
  • 1A piece of unoccupied land used by children for games.
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    • He came straight off the sandlots of Baltimore to become one of the game's great right fielders.
    • So he learned more about sports on sandlots than in the gym.
    • He was 17 when the Expos acquired the high school dropout off the Dominican sandlots in March 1993.
  • 1.1 [as modifier] Denoting or relating to sport played by amateurs: sandlot baseball
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    • As the son of a semipro athlete who played sandlot baseball and football into his early 40's, he came by that blocky, unbreakable body by way of genetic inheritance.
    • He grew up playing soccer and sandlot baseball after spending mornings baking bread in his grandfather's bakery.
    • He was pitching for Mike's Diner in Class B sandlot baseball when he was signed by a Boston Red Sox scout, receiving a $500 bonus.

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