Definition of line drive in English:

line drive

Syllabification: line drive

noun

Baseball
  • A powerfully hit ball that travels in the air and relatively close to and parallel with the ground.
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    • If a runner is struck by a line drive or fly ball while on the base, he is to be called out.
    • The book states that on September 14, 1923, Red Sox first baseman George Burns turned an unassisted triple play on a line drive.
    • Tony Taylor hit a line drive to right field, and Rusty Staub caught it on the run.

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