I met everyone at ESPN, did a screen test on the baseball Tonight set.
Gossip is the national pastime of Cuba, followed by baseball and sex (although the order could well be reversed).
Pete Rose was thrown out of baseball for gambling on baseball games by baseball Commissioner Bart Giamatti in 1989.
It is also the passing of a certain era of baseball, the last of a certain kind.
He turned professional, big-time, in 1913, signing with the New York Giants baseball team, the Yankees of their day.
But, to tell you the truth, I like football better than baseball.
The Englishmen did not believe in the prodigies they heard of him as a baseball player.
Athletic regulations should not debar a student from playing summer baseball.
"April showers may bring May flowers, but it's tough on baseball," he said to himself.
Once in a while, in baseball, I feel the thrill of that spirit.
in the modern sense, 1845, American English, from base (n.) + ball (n.1). Earlier references, e.g. in Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey," refer to the game of "rounders," of which baseball is a more elaborate variety. Legendarily invented 1839 by Abner Doubleday in Cooperstown, N.Y. Base was used for "start or finish line of a race" from 1690s; and the sense of "safe spot" found in modern children's game of tag can be traced to 14c. (the sense in baseball is from 1868).