EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOME PLATE

They came close, about the distance from third to home plate.

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

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

He crossed over to the home plate and pounded the earth with the end of his bat.

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

The home plate should if possible be a piece of whitened rubber.

This and home plate should be buried so that they are flush with the surface of the field.

But by this time Buddy was nearly at home plate, where he would be safe.

If we are thrown out, we walk back to the home plate—and sit upon a bench.

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

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