a high fly ball hit to the infield or immediately beyond it that can easily be caught before reaching the ground.
- Also called pop-up.
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How to use pop fly in a sentence
These mishaps must have got on Burketts nerves, for he squarely muffed Thompsons pop fly that any busher could have caught.Baseball Joe in the World Series | Lester Chadwick
The next man up knocked a pop fly, which Joe gathered in with ease.Baseball Joe Around the World | Lester Chadwick
The next man went out on a pop fly to third, which held Clink where he was.The Rover Boys in Business | Arthur M. Winfield
The next man went out on a pop fly, and Joe teased the third man into striking at an elusive out.Baseball Joe in the Central League | Lester Chadwick
But this chance went glimmering a few seconds later when a pop-fly was gathered in with ease by the Hixley pitcher.The Rover Boys in the Land of Luck | Edward Stratemeyer