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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GROUND BALL

Nothing suited him; not a player knew how to hold a bat, to stand at the plate, to slide right, or to block a ground ball.

A ground ball is perhaps better known among our young friends as a sneak.

“Eddie” Collins ran to cover second base, and Barry scrabbled his hand along the dirt as if preparing to field a ground ball.