- (American English) (in baseball)lead-off runnerprimero en turnoprimero al bateExample sentences
- He strikes out the lead-off man, then walks the next three batters.
- In the '70s the idea of a lead-off man hitting 30 home runs was preposterous.
- The largest determination of how many runs are likely to be scored in an inning is whether or not the lead-off man reaches base.
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