Coulter had warned Peck against giving Merriwell an outcurve.
To make him hit into a double play, Jim made the next an outcurve.
His outcurve had a tremendous break, and Mylert had all he could do to get it.
The very next ball was an outcurve, but it was beyond Gibson's reach and he calmly let it pass.
He gave a signal to the backstop, and then sent in an outcurve, which the batter swung at in vain.
If it was an outcurve it seemed certain to pass over the center of the plate, and it would not do to let it pass.
This proved right, for Coulter tried to fool Frank with an outcurve on the next delivery.
Two fingers close together, an outcurve; spread apart, one on the inside corner.
High or low, incurve or outcurve, they were all the same to him.
Then the first ball pitched came in an outcurve which he swung at in vain.