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called strike

noun, Baseball.
1.
a pitch not swung at by a batter but ruled a strike by the umpire.
Origin of called strike
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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  • Believing this was the program, Newbert whipped over a beautiful straight ball for a called strike.

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