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ball club

noun
1.
a permanent team of professional or amateur players of a ball game, especially baseball.
2.
a club or similar organization that sponsors and promotes a baseball team.
Origin of ball club
1825-1835
1825-35
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  • That play carried Detroit off its feet, as a sudden reversal often will a ball club, when things are apparently breaking for it.

    Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson
  • The attitude of the spectators makes a lot of difference to a ball club.

    Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson
  • And now the meddling of the Feds has hurt the value of the ball club.

    Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager Burt L. Standish
  • Gordon told about the letter from Caspar Billings and the formation of the ball club.

    The Lucky Seventh Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Say, they froze you out of our ball club, but why dont you have one of your own?

    The Trail Boys on the Plains Jay Winthrop Allen
  • On nearly every ball club, there are some players who are known in the frank parlance of the profession as “hog wild runners.”

    Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson

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