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best ball

noun

in golf, a match based on the best score at each hole between two teams of two or more players

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  • But four runs was a desperate handicap to overcome, and Tom Haley, encouraged by success, pitched the best ball of his career.

    The Lucky Seventh Ralph Henry Barbour
  • He was of middle height and weight, and pitched the best ball of any man in college.

    Weatherby's Inning Ralph Henry Barbour
  • It may be the work of gamblers who have bet against the Giants and want to worry you so that you wont pitch your best ball.

    Baseball Joe, Home Run King

    Lester Chadwick
  • He was a conscientious player, however, and one that could always be depended upon to play the best ball that he was capable of.

    A Ball Player's Career

    Adrian C. Anson
  • Sergeant Evans of "Command Decision" was an archtype of the best ball carriers among them.

    The Armed Forces Officer

    U. S. Department of Defense

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