Origin of home run
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He and Aníbal Sánchez encouraged teammates to dance in the dugout after home runs.Gerardo Parra gets a minor league deal and spring training invite with the Nationals|Jesse Dougherty|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
Throughout his 23-year career, he displayed remarkable consistency, smacking between 24 and 47 home runs in 19 straight seasons.Baseball Legend Hank Aaron Has Passed Away, But His Home Run Record Remains a Lesson in Courage and Commitment|Sean Gregory|January 22, 2021|Time
In 1974, Aaron hit his 715th home run, breaking Babe Ruth’s record that had been in place for 39 years.
It brought to nine the number of baseball Hall of Famers who have died over the past nine months, an unfathomable loss of institutional knowledge, accumulated wins and home runs, and childhood idols for fans of a certain age.Don Sutton, a 300-game winner, Hall of Famer and longtime broadcaster, dies at 75|Dave Sheinin|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
Getting aggressive with article volume and testing drives impactPublishers may have to take a lot of swings before they hit a home run with commerce content.Five commerce strategies every publisher should consider in 2021|StackCommerce|January 19, 2021|Digiday
That officer fretting about his “stance,” we learn, is plagued by PTSD that cripples him both on the job and at home.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So, Islamized teaching sends girls back home for marriage and housework, and remains exclusively for boys.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
Everybody is trapped in an elevator together and tempers run a little hot.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Using standard methods, the cost of printing DNA could run upwards of a billion dollars or more, depending on the strand.
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
It was with a feeling of relief on both sides that the arrival of Mr. Haggard, of the Home Office, was announced.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
In the entrance hall of the Savoy, where large and lonely porters were dozing, he learnt that she was at home.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
British Dictionary definitions for home run
Other Idioms and Phrases with home run
A highly successful achievement; also, doubling one's profits. For example, We scored a home run with that drug stock, buying it at 15 and selling at 30. This expression originated in the mid-1800s in baseball, where it refers to a pitched ball batted so far that the batter can round all three bases and reach home plate, scoring a run. Its figurative use dates from the mid-1900s.