sacrifice fly

sacrifice fly
noun
a sacrifice made by hitting a long fly ball (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑sacrifice

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noun
: a fly in baseball that enables a base runner to score after the catch and that gives the batter credit for a run batted in but is not recored as an official time at bat

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Baseball.
a fly ball when there are fewer than two players out that enables a base runner, usually at third base, to score after the ball is caught.
[1965-70]

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sacrifice fly,
Baseball. a sacrifice hit in the form of a fly to the outfield.

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noun, pl ⋯ flies [count]
baseball : a fly ball that is caught by a fielder but allows a base runner to score after it is caught

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  • Sacrifice — (from a Middle English verb meaning to make sacred , from Old French, from Latin sacrificium : sacr , sacred + facere , to make ) is commonly known as the practice of offering food, objects (typically valuables), or the lives of animals or people …   Wikipedia

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