And lucky for us, we are living in what is unquestionably the golden age of baseball.
Gossip is the national pastime of Cuba, followed by baseball and sex (although the order could well be reversed).
It is also the passing of a certain era of baseball, the last of a certain kind.
It is a glorious fact about baseball that the data is immortal.
So if you think about it dude, I'm 0-for-3 in marriage, but like in baseball, the scoreboard doesn't lie.
But, to tell you the truth, I like football better than baseball.
He is trying to get your place as captain of the baseball club.
Athletic regulations should not debar a student from playing summer baseball.
Anyway, I advise you to resign as captain of the baseball club.
Once in a while, in baseball, I feel the thrill of that spirit.
in the modern sense, 1845, American English, from base (n.) + ball (n.1). Earlier references, e.g. in Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey," refer to the game of "rounders," of which baseball is a more elaborate variety. Legendarily invented 1839 by Abner Doubleday in Cooperstown, N.Y. Base was used for "start or finish line of a race" from 1690s; and the sense of "safe spot" found in modern children's game of tag can be traced to 14c. (the sense in baseball is from 1868).