doubleheader doubleheader

Definition(s):

  • (n) two games instead of one (especially in baseball when the same two teams play two games on the same day)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Opera stars who canor willsing two major roles in one day are about as rare as pitchers who are up to hurling both games of a doubleheader.
  2. The previous day, Weaver had rested the 21-year-old rookie in the second game of a doubleheader.

News

  1. Rock Cats swept in doubleheader by Altoona

    NEW BRITAIN — The first game of the latest homestand for the New Britain Rock Cats, which served as the first game of a doubleheader with the Altoona Curve, was the start of something of a new era for the Rock Cats. Miguel Sano, the top prospect in the Minnesota Twins system and ranked 11th in all of baseball at the start of the season by MLB.com, made his Double-A debut with the Rock Cats. He ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Bristol Press

  2. IronPigs split doubleheader with Charlotte

    The IronPigs wrapped up their series with Charlotte Tuesday night by splitting a doubleheader at Coca-Cola Park. The 'Pigs won Game One 2-1, improving to 9-2 in their last 11 games. The Knights bounced back to take the nightcap, 8-4. Pete Orr hit a two-run single in the fifth inning that went down as the game-winner.  Tom Cochran (2-2, 5.08) got the win on the mound. Darin Ruf went 3-for-4 with ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

  3. Vistas doubleheader tonight canceled

    The Minot Vistas' doubleheader with East Grand Forks, scheduled for tonight at Corbett Field, has been canceled. The visiting team was unable to make the trip. No further information is available at this time.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minot Daily News

Quotes

  1. "I think after a doubleheader it was impressive," Rodriguez said. "After a doubleheader, I was wondering how we were going to respond."
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Alex Rodriguez Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription)

  2. "It seems like we're a doubleheader team," Byrd said. "It's been a long year, but we're finally playing Rangers baseball."
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Marlon Byrd Source: Forbes

  3. "I was thinking about the situation since last night," said Wilson, in his first year as a full-time closer. "I wanted it bad. I didn't want to have to wait until (Sunday) or Tuesday. I kind of wanted a doubleheader last night."
    on May 4, 2008 By: Brian Wilson Source: ESPN

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