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double play in Baseball topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdouble playˌdouble ˈplay noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DSBthe action of making two runners in a game of baseball have to leave the field by throwing the ball quickly from one base to another before the runners reach either one
Examples from the Corpus
double playMaddux summoned a killer sinker and got Wade Boggs to bounce into a 4-6-3 double play.Wade Boggs grounds into a double play.Mesa got Hammonds to ground sharply to the right side of the infield for what looked like an easy double play.McGwire turned a nice double play in the first to erase Pat Listach after a leadoff single.