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Texas leaguer Syllabification: Tex·as lea·guer

Definition of Texas leaguer in English:


A pop fly that falls to the ground between the infield and the outfield and results in a base hit.
Example sentences
  • Playing shortstop in the sixth inning, he chased down a Texas leaguer in short center field and threw home to catcher Joe Silver to get a runner tagging up.
  • Of course you can't control seeing eye singles or Texas leaguers, but those probably represent less than 25% of total hits.
  • In the sixth, after left-handed pitcher Carleton Hargrove hit the first two batters, Daniel Stovall sent a would-be Texas leaguer into right field.

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