Ruth demanded the home plate umpire inspect the ball, according to multiple writers on hand.
The pitcher's box on a full-sized field is exactly 60 1/2 feet from home plate.
The batter was impatiently tapping his stick on the home plate.
They came close, about the distance from third to home plate.
The home plate should if possible be a piece of whitened rubber.
The jacky beside the home plate dropped his bat and ran toward the street, his team-mates close behind him.
If we are thrown out, we walk back to the home plate—and sit upon a bench.
Therell be nobody at the home plate to see me coming and hail me: Kill the fatted prodigal; here comes the calf!
If you think you can put anything over our home plate, why go ahead, and more power to ye, as Bricktop Molloy would say.
Mighty few fellows could send the ball all the way from deep center to the home plate, as straight as a die.
The landing field, aircraft carrier, etc, where an aircraft is based
[1950s+ Air Force; fr the baseball sense, regarded as a goal and safe haven]