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frozen rope

[ froh-zuhn rohp ]
/ ˈfroʊ zən ˈroʊp /
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Baseball Slang.
a remarkably straight and hard-hit line drive: Mitchell’s frozen rope sailed right through the gap in left field, giving him an easy stand-up double.
a powerfully thrown ball traveling in a straight line, especially from the outfield: A frozen rope from Ichiro in right field retires the runner at third base, and the fans are going wild!
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Origin of frozen rope

First recorded in 1960–65
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