beanball beanball


  • (n) a baseball deliberately thrown at the batter's head


  1. And that fact hit Mike Di Muro with all the force of a beanball.
  2. The beanball has been with us since baseball began.
  3. His fear was his tragic flaw; beanball pitchers got the message and within a season drove the man from the game.


  • Rays get last word with series-winning victory

    A much anticipated beanball battle never fully developed Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field. Instead, the Rays got even with the Tigers by taking a 3-1 win.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Major League Baseball

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  1. "Hopefully, that's behind us. You don't want to get into a beanball contest with anybody," Mets third baseman David Wright said. "That doesn't do you any good. They have to understand - Pedro has to pitch inside to be effective. There...
    on Apr 9, 2006 By: Dave Wright Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "There's been ballclubs that, over the course of history, have had bad blood for some reason or another," Perlozzo said. "Somehow, it just seems to kind of unfold where there might be a beanball incident or a fight. And it seems like those...
    on May 19, 2006 By: Sam Perlozzo Source:

  3. "What [Escobar] did was chicken [expletive]," Guillen said. "I think he should blame himself and Josh Paul and no one else. And we did what we're supposed to do-win the game. We're not going to get caught up in playing beanball. If I play,...
    on Apr 29, 2006 By: Jose Guillen Source: Chicago Tribune

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