ballplayer ballplayer  /ˈbɔl ˌpleɪ ər/


  • (n) an athlete who plays baseball


  1. His father, a former bush-league ballplayer good enough to earn a tryout with the 1926 Athletics, tried his best to steer his only son toward big-league baseball.
  2. And when a ballplayer's confidence is gone, you haven't got a ballplayerI don't give a damn how great he is.
  3. I admire and respect Alex Rodriguez as much as any ballplayer that has played the game.


  1. Hermosillo doesn't play in AZL Angels' opener

    MESA, ARIZ. — Ottawa's latest professional ballplayer, Michael Hermosillo, did not get into his new team's first contest. Rest easy, though. There are plenty more to go. Hermosillo did not play Thursday night in the Arizona Rookie League's
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Ottawa Times

  2. David’s Equipment Repair hit clinches Minors championship

    Author(s):  Ronald Montez Imagine the scene for Little League ballplayer Joel Valdivia in the Minors City Championship game. With two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning and his teammate Isaiah Monge in scoring position in a tied ball game, Valdivia produced the game-winning RBI that sent his team into a frenzy. On Valdivia’s solid hit to left field, Monge scored the game-ending run as Madera ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Madera Tribune

  3. Blue Jays outfielder ready for new challenge

    At the age of 18, outfielder Jesus Gonzalez is the youngest ballplayer on the current roster of the Bluefield Blue Jays.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Bluefield Daily Telegraph


  1. "From what we understand he was in Brandon ...... to be the best man at a wedding. Obviously, when a 28-year-old man dies, ballplayer or not, it's a terrible, terrible thing," Godfrey added.
    on Nov 24, 2007 By: Paul Godfrey Source: New York Daily News

  2. "Shaq is an incredible ballplayer and a four-time NBA champion," James said. "I have a lot of respect for him and his game. It will be a real honor to play with Shaq as my teammate, and I look forward to another great season with the Cavs."
    on Jun 26, 2009 By: LeBron James Source: Denver Post

  3. "Hank's a great ballplayer. He's the home run king. He'll always be the home run king in our hearts," Bonds said. "We respect him. Hank, if you want to stay home, stay home, brother."
    on Jul 9, 2007 By: Barry Bonds Source: Washington Post

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