dugout : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  either of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the game
  • n  a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log
  • n  a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground

  • In one of the longest (five hours) air raids in Chungking's three years of experience, the dugout's ventilation system had failed.
  • All of Luoshui's families participate in the three main visitor eventsrowing dugout canoes, guiding horses and dancing around an evening bonfireand they share the profits.
  • All the action takes place in the dugout of the officers of C Company; any scenes taken outside this setting are unnecessary.
News & Articles

  • Rooftop view for Drew
    Ames High baseball fan Drew Peterson made himself comfortable on the dugout roof before the first pitch of Monday’s game at Principal Park in Des Moines. Peterson came to the park with his brother, Beau, and father, Shawn, to watch the Little Cyclones defeat Des Moines Hoover 2-0. Photo By Eli Hamann/Ames Tribune
    June 19, 2013 - The Ames Tribune
  • Braves' Freeman beats Mets with walk-off homer
    ATLANTA -- Freddie Freeman has become known around the Atlanta Braves' dugout for his celebratory hugs. On Monday night, the big first baseman was on the receiving end of the embraces.
    June 18, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
  • Cards get aggressive, beat Cubs
    ST. LOUIS -- There was no panic in the St. Louis dugout Monday night when Chicago Cubs starter Travis Wood cruised through the first three innings on just 36 pitches.
    June 18, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  • Ron Gardenhire in USA Today
    You can't see from the dugout,Gardenhire said. "You can't see at all from the dugout, but I think we all know the ball was fair by a long ways."
  • JD Drew in CNN
    There's a lot of fight in that dugout,Drew said. "And a lot of guys knew as soon as we got some runs on the board, we could get something going."
  • Dustin Pedroia in msnbc.com
    I'm just going to try to be positive for all the guys,Pedroia said. "They know how I play the game. I'll be in the dugout trying to see things on the field to help us win. I don't know, I've never really done this before."

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