A play in which a batter is retired

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  • putout — ☆ putout [poot′out΄ ] n. Baseball a play in which the batter or runner is retired, or put out * * * put·out (po͝otʹout ) n. Baseball Abbr. PO A play in which a batter or a baserunner is retired. * * * …   Universalium

  • putout — ☆ putout [poot′out΄ ] n. Baseball a play in which the batter or runner is retired, or put out …   English World dictionary

  • Putout — In baseball statistics, a putout (denoted by PO or fly ball when appropriate) is given to a defensive player who records an out by one of the following methods:* Tagging a runner with the ball when they are not touching a base * Catching a batted …   Wikipedia

  • putout — noun Date: 1885 the retiring of a base runner or batter by a defensive player in baseball …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • putout — output …   Anagrams dictionary

  • putout — noun an out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout) (Freq. 1) the first baseman made 15 putouts • Derivationally related forms: ↑put out • Topics: ↑baseball, ↑baseball game • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • output — putout …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Out (baseball) — A 1911 American Tobacco Company baseball card illustrating a baserunner being tagged out at third base. In baseball, an out occurs when the defensive, or fielding, team effects any of a number of different events, and the umpire rules a batter or …   Wikipedia

  • baseball — /bays bawl /, n. 1. a game of ball between two nine player teams played usually for nine innings on a field that has as a focal point a diamond shaped infield with a home plate and three other bases, 90 ft. (27 m) apart, forming a circuit that… …   Universalium

  • Baseball statistics — Statistics play an important role in summarizing baseball performance and evaluating players in the sport. Since the flow of baseball has natural breaks to it, the game lends itself to easy record keeping and statistics. This makes comparisons… …   Wikipedia

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