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batting order

noun, Baseball.
the sequence in which hitters will bat in a given game, determined in advance by the team manager. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Then, too, when he is pitching, Im going to make a change in the batting order.

    Baseball Joe, Home Run King

    Lester Chadwick
  • Then big Burkett, the head of the batting order, strode to the plate.

  • But it was the tail of the batting order that was coming up now.

    Baseball Joe on the Giants Lester Chadwick
  • I must revise the batting order, and get you up first, after this.

    Batting to Win Lester Chadwick
  • They had hoped to change the batting order unobserved, and bring up a good hitter when he was most needed.

  • They changed their batting order, put in some substitutes, and Hiram used strong language to Frank.

  • Although the head of Frank's batting order came up in the sixth and Hodge reached third, no scores were secured.

    Frank Merriwell's Son Burt L. Standish
  • Dick and Gordon got their heads together over the batting order and rearranged it for the third time.

    The Lucky Seventh Ralph Henry Barbour
  • “Here is the batting order and positions of the nines for to-day,” he announced, producing a paper.

    Baseball Joe at Yale Lester Chadwick
  • "Willard, you can lead off," was the unexpected announcement of Mr. Watson, as he scanned his batting order.

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