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I batted leadoff all through the minor leagues until I got to the big leagues and got stronger.
DARREN BAKER HAS LONG BEEN KNOWN AS DUSTY’S SON. NOW HE’S PAVING HIS OWN WAY.JESSE DOUGHERTYAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Linquist, the Colonials’ catcher and leadoff hitter, scored the winning run in the ninth inning of Saturday’s first game against Dayton to force a winner-take-all showdown.
HOW THE NATIONALS INSPIRED GW SOFTBALL ON THE WAY TO ITS FIRST NCAA TOURNAMENTSCOTT ALLENMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Corbin surrendered a leadoff double in the first to Andrew McCutchen, who came around to score on a double-steal.
A TEAM MEETING, PATRICK CORBIN’S STRONG START AND JOSH BELL’S BLAST LIFT NATS OVER PHILLIESGENE WANGMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He hit leadoff batter Tommy Edman with a fastball, yielded an infield single and walked Paul DeJong to put three on in the first, when the temperature was a misleading 53 degrees.
MAX SCHERZER AND THE NATIONALS OVERCOME A HOWLING WIND TO END THEIR HOMESTAND ON A HIGHJESSE DOUGHERTYAPRIL 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The key then was whether Robles could be an effective leadoff hitter.
FOR THE NATIONALS, JOSH BELL AND KYLE SCHWARBER CAN’T DEBUT SOON ENOUGHJESSE DOUGHERTYAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He could be the catalyst of a new breed of leadoff hitters — or, more accurately, a restoration of them — in the process.
THE ASTROS COULD TURN BACK THE CLOCK WITH A NEW LEADOFF HITTERHOWARD MEGDALMARCH 22, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO LEADOFF

  • antecedent
  • basic
  • commencing
  • earliest
  • early
  • elementary
  • embryonic
  • first
  • foremost
  • fundamental
  • germinal
  • headmost
  • inaugural
  • inchoate
  • incipient
  • infant
  • initial
  • initiative
  • initiatory
  • introductory
  • leading
  • leadoff
  • nascent
  • opening
  • original
  • pioneer
  • virgin
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