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infield hit

noun, Baseball.
1.
a base hit that does not reach the outfield.
Origin of infield hit
1910-1915
1910-15
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  • In the sixth, with one down, King beat out an infield hit, reaching the initial sack safely by an eyelash.

    Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager Burt L. Standish
  • Weir fouled out upon the first ball pitched, and Blake, following him, forced Reddy out at second on an infield hit.

    The Young Pitcher Zane Grey
  • Devore beat out an infield hit, and Doyle bunted and was safe, filling the bases.

    Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson

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