Synonyms for wild pitch

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He went over it with a wild pitch, and descended the steps on his nose!

A wild pitch, the only one of the game, advanced Mylert a base.

A wild pitch hit Emslie over the heart and he wilted down, unconscious.

A wild pitch is a ball thrown by the pitcher out of the fair reach of the catcher, and on which a base-runner gains a base.

Iredell had reached first on a single, and on a wild pitch had advanced to second.

It seemed to rouse him from his dreamy state, and awakened him to a wild pitch of excitement.

Lindsay pressed a finger against his nose, which had been broken in youth by a wild pitch.

One cannot attain any wild pitch of hilarity among bolts and bars and Winchester rifles.

The next man to the bat got a hit and on a wild pitch managed to reach third.