Texas leaguer

[ tek-suhs lee-ger ]

  1. blooper (def. 3a): He has reached first base on a Texas leaguer for the second time in this game.

Origin of Texas leaguer

An Americanism first recorded in 1900–05

Words Nearby Texas leaguer

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How to use Texas leaguer in a sentence

  • Fred dropped a Texas leaguer over the infield, and Sparkfair scored.

    Frank Merriwell's Son | Burt L. Standish
  • Pryor opened the last of the sixth with a "Texas leaguer" behind first that gave him his base with seconds to spare.

    The Crimson Sweater | Ralph Henry Barbour