Definition of double play in English:

double play

Syllabification: dou·ble play


A defensive play in which two players are put out.
More example sentences
  • Despite fastballs and double plays, major league baseball games are longer than they used to be.
  • Players will spear hard grounders with backhanded-finesse, make over-the-shoulder catches or turn double plays by leaping over oncoming base runners.
  • Umpires must keep their eyes on fielders who intentionally drop line drives to create double plays.

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