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  1. Baseball.
    1. a ball pitched so that it curves away from the batter.
    2. the course of such a ball.
  2. an outward curve.
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Examples from the Web for outcurve

Historical Examples of outcurve

  • To make him hit into a double play, Jim made the next an outcurve.

    Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team

    Lester Chadwick

  • His outcurve had a tremendous break, and Mylert had all he could do to get it.

  • High or low, incurve or outcurve, they were all the same to him.

  • Coulter had warned Peck against giving Merriwell an outcurve.

    Frank Merriwell at Yale

    Burt L. Standish

  • The very next ball was an outcurve, but it was beyond Gibson's reach and he calmly let it pass.

    Frank Merriwell at Yale

    Burt L. Standish