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gopher ball

noun, Baseball Slang.
1.
a pitched ball hit for a home run:
leading the league in gopher balls.
Origin
1945-1955
1945-55
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gofer ball

noun phrase

A pitch likely to be hit for a home run

[1932+ Baseball; said to have been coined by the pitcher Vernon Louis ''Lefty'' Gomez; when hit, the pitch will go for a home run]


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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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