- two games, as of baseball, between the same teams on the same day in immediate succession.
- two games, as of basketball, between two different pairs of teams on the same day in immediate succession.
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As a player, Mowatt-McKinney said, “It’s completely worth it,” even the grueling doubleheaders.
In the women’s tournament, teams get a single rest day, and are asked to play doubleheaders if they lose an early game.
A compacted schedule, featuring fewer days off and more doubleheaders, increases the chances of widespread disruption if outbreaks occur.With spring training looming, players’ union rejects MLB’s pitch for a delay|Dave Sheinin|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
When Washington needed a third catcher for a doubleheader, they felt Raudy Read, coming from the Class AAA Fresno Grizzlies, could provide more power and upside in a pinch-hitting situation.Spencer Kieboom built his life around baseball. Then he quietly walked away.|Jesse Dougherty|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
As the season was squeezed, there was a series of doubleheaders in both leagues.This Year's World Series Isn't the First Played During a Pandemic. Here's What Happened to Baseball in 1918|Melissa August|October 23, 2020|Time
Two days later, in a doubleheader against the White Sox, he socked his 54th, a two-run shot in the fifth inning.