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A regional term for a spherical mass of crack cocaine.
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"As for inside baseball, or outside, for that matter, I hardly believe I'd be able to tell third base from the second base, it's so long since I went to a game," proceeded Tom.
Joe organized the baseball club because he wanted to be a coach and in that position he began to win the respect of his townsmen.
Upon the baseball field Joe Welling stood by first base, his whole body quivering with excitement.
The Winesburg baseball team, under his manage- ment, was winning game after game, and the town had begun to respect him.
Without baseballs, Monge said, life here "would be more like Nicaragua," the poor neighbor to the north.
Fewer than 20 cases are reported annually in the U.S., but nearly 70 percent occur in boys under age 20--when chest bones are still growing--and are caused by baseballs. Between 1973 and 1995, baseball chest traumas resulted in the deaths of 38 kids ages 5 to 14, according to the U.S.
Engineers who track baseballs catch insights into the game
firm with a coveted sports distinction: it's the exclusive provider of major league baseballs. Now it's become the setting for the Great Baseball Conspiracy.
Softer baseballs and softballs may greatly reduce the risk of this kind of injury.
At the press conference, Brown touted a new CPSC report recommending softer baseballs with spongy cores made of polyurethane, rubber, or kapok, and protective equipment such as batting helmets with face guards, and break-away bases, which loosen from their anchoring on impact, for children's baseball leagues.
Researchers at the Institute for Preventive Sports Medicine in Ann Arbor, Michigan, tested the risk of head injury from a regular baseball and nine types of softer baseballs.
Some players and managers claim that Rawlings Sporting Goods Co., the company that makes major league baseballs, "juiced up" the ball--changed it in some way so that it would bounce off the bat with more energy.