America listened to the blatant demagogues, the "sand-lot orators," and excluded the Chinese.
To think of a Giant player being caught by a sand-lot trick!
Under the excitement of sand-lot meetings, the Chinese were driven under cover.
That was the way they looked in Tompkins Square twenty years ago when the square was a sand-lot given up to rioting and disorder.
: sandlot ball
A rough or improvised baseball field; Hogan's Brickyard (1890+ Baseball)