ground ball

noun Baseball.
a batted ball that rolls or bounces along the ground.
Also called grounder.
Compare fly ball.

1830–40, in cricket; 1855–60, Americanism in baseball use Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
Sit back on your heels for one play, and what was supposed to be a routine ground ball suddenly becomes a stand-up double.
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