ballgame ballgame  /bɔl ˈɡeɪm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a particular situation that is radically different from the preceding situation
  2. (n) a field game played with a ball (especially baseball)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In many ways, it's a whole new ballgame for taxpayers.
  2. Trig was born with Down Syndrome so this was a whole new ballgame for us, just understanding this very, very special child, who's such an awesome fit in our lives right now.
  3. But I'd say there are three to five who do it right and have been in the ballgame for years.

News

  1. MSU headed to program first CWS championship series

    Hunter Renfroe hit a three-run homer off the back wall of the left-field bullpen, and Mississippi State advanced to the College World Series finals with a 4-1 victory over Oregon State on Friday. “Really proud of these guys,” MSU head coach John Cohen said. “The story of the ballgame is Kendall Graveman shoving the ball in the strike zone. He changed speeds and filled the strike zone. We played ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WAPT Jackson

  2. Mid-South Pride Day with the Memphis Rebirds

    Now that summer is officially here, some folks may be humming "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." But on Saturday, June 22nd, members of Mid-South Pride and their supporters will be "out" at the ballgame.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Memphis Flyer

  3. Mayan City Remains Found in Forest: Photos

    Pyramidal structures, palace remains, ballgame courts, plazas and sculpted monuments have been uncovered in the Mexican jungle.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Discovery News

Quotes

  1. "So Manny was tough for us," Papelbon added. "You have somebody like him, you know at any point in the ballgame, he can dictate the outcome of the game. And for him not to be on the same page as the rest of the team was a killer, man! It just...
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Jonathan Papelbon Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I'm probably the first to get 500 home runs and get thrown out of the ballgame," Thomas said. "That's something I didn't want to happen, but the moment just got the best of me."
    on Jun 28, 2007 By: Frank Thomas Source: Forbes

  3. "We just didn't do the things you need to do to win a ballgame of this nature. We're very aware that LSU's a deserving champion," Ohio State coach Jim Tressel said.
    on Jan 7, 2008 By: Jim Tressel Source: Forbes

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