Usage examples for baseball

  1. It's your only chanct for a baseball job; everybody in the game's wise that you'll never do no more hurlin'. – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish
  2. And you know, Papa, said the little maid, Tom just laughed at Larry because he could not play baseball and things, and I just told him that Larry could play the mouth organ lovely and the fiddle, and they laughed and laughed. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  3. We assumed your semiconductor people, like your baseball teams, were major league. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  4. I am too peaceful for baseball and not warlike enough for football. – Cobb's Bill-of-Fare by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  5. And I don't even know what he was talking about- though I think it was baseball. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  6. " He had a lemonade stand at the baseball game last week, and I heard Doctor Streeter say to a friend: 'Come on, Bill, let's go over and get a glass,- patronize the little fellow. – The Quilt that Jack Built; How He Won the Bicycle by Annie Fellows Johnston
  7. " Aber we got stuck mit only improved property," Birsky protested, " on Ammerman Avenue, a five- story, twelve- room house mit stores, which we bought from Finkman at the end of the boom times already, and which we couldn't give it away free for nothing even; and what for a baseball game could you play it on the roof of a new- law house on a lot thirty- three by ninety- nine?" – The Competitive Nephew by Montague Glass
  8. I have always regretted leaving it and bringing the baseball suit instead. – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  9. There are the following four titles: 1. Jack Winters' Baseball Team; or, The Mystery of the Diamond. – The Girl Aviators' Motor Butterfly by Margaret Burnham
  10. Many a salesman has secured the favorable attention and gained his way into the good graces of a man of this type by talking to him about hunting, fishing, golf or baseball. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  11. Rex Kingdon Behind the Bat The title tells you what this story is; it is a rattling good story about baseball. – A House Party with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed
  12. No such engagements being made, Pringle continued: " Supposin' you was throwin' a baseball and your hand struck a man accidentally; you'd hurt him every time- only you'd break your arm that way. – The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  13. " Say, Boss," he said, " couldn't we sell baseball goods?" – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  14. In my Junior year Ken Montanye and I were on the baseball team and from then on all we could think about was baseball. – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  15. The nearest I ever came to a fight at school was when, one noontime, we were playing baseball and a boy of my own age and size got angry at me and dared me to lay my hand on him. – My Boyhood by John Burroughs
  16. Same way with their baseball fellows. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  17. Did you ever stand in front of a newspaper office and watch the board on which a baseball game, contested perhaps a thousand miles away, is being played with markers and a tiny ball on a string? – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  18. " Fairbanks," he said, " this is a serious matter- no, no, I don't mean the fact that the baseball did the damage," he explained hurriedly, as he saw Ralph's face grow pale and troubled. – Ralph of the Roundhouse by Allen Chapman