overarm overarm


  • (adj) with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level



  • Firing overarm fastballs and slithery, if occasionally errant, sliders, the reliever quickly retired the Tigers on an easy grounder and a fly to left.


  • "There were three-inch headlines in the tabloid newspapers the next day saying: 'Yank's Torpedo Throw', so it generated quite a bit of publicity," Dawkins said. "After that, more players started to throw the ball overarm into the line-out so...
    on Oct 23, 2007 By: Pete Dawkins Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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