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double steal Syllabification: dou·ble steal

Definition of double steal in English:


A play in which two base runners each steal a base.
Example sentences
  • They're seldom tempted with runners on first and third to attempt a double steal, which once accounted for many thefts of home by even less gifted runners.
  • The past four seasons, Piniella's Mariners teams led the American League in stolen bases, attempted steals, steals of third and double steals.
  • None of the times I stole home was on the back end of a double steal.
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