Thesaurus / home plate
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The ball had sailed over the head of the runner and landed at least ten feet away from the home plate.

If you think you can put anything over our home plate, why go ahead, and more power to ye, as Bricktop Molloy would say.

A Quarter-Back's PluckLester Chadwick

Dan Soppinger, half way to third when Jack made the hit, had now touched that bag and was tearing for the home plate.

The Rover Boys Under CanvasArthur M. Winfield

A second later, stooping to avoid being touched, Ned sprang up and ran toward the home plate.

Then amid a cloud of dust Paul slid in over the home plate while Sam, having reached second, was legging it rapidly for third.

The Rover Boys on a TourArthur M. Winfield

Besides, a heavier man is better able to stand against the shocks of reckless runners to the home plate.

Base-BallJohn M. Ward

The batter was impatiently tapping his stick on the home plate.

Baseball Joe at YaleLester Chadwick

Then I practised looking at the home plate stone and throwing at first base with a snap of the wrist and without moving my feet.

Pitching in a PinchChristy Mathewson

Not a one of 'em are going to see the home plate off of me to-day.

Nor did that call subside until he had crossed the home plate.

Mystery WingsRoy J. Snell

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