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batting order

noun, Baseball.
1.
the sequence in which hitters will bat in a given game, determined in advance by the team manager.
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  • The head of their batting order is coming up, but the way youve been pitching up to now they all look alike to you.

    Baseball Joe, Home Run King Lester Chadwick
  • They changed their batting order, put in some substitutes, and Hiram used strong language to Frank.

  • Gregory revised his batting order for the third game, and sent in his latest purchase, one of the south-paws, to do the twirling.

  • Although the head of Frank's batting order came up in the sixth and Hodge reached third, no scores were secured.

    Frank Merriwell's Son Burt L. Standish
  • The head of the Red Sox batting order had taken up his position at the plate.

  • And then, as the time for calling the game approached, Mr. Watson handed his batting order to the umpire.

  • As the batting order was arranged, Alvin Landon was to lead off for his side, which was the first to go to the bat.

    The Boy Patrol on Guard Edward S. Ellis
  • Ive often found that a shake up in the batting order will work wonders.

  • But it was the tail of the batting order that was coming up now.

    Baseball Joe on the Giants Lester Chadwick
  • The manager also changed his batting order, putting Joe fourth in the cleanup position.

    Baseball Joe, Home Run King Lester Chadwick

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