a catch of a ball on the fly, made close to the ground while running.
An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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How to use shoestring catch in a sentence
A few plays later, he made a shoestring catch over the middle.A 300-pound former defensive lineman has become an offensive playmaker for the Ravens | Roman Stubbs | January 15, 2021 | Washington Post