Translation of designated hitter in Spanish:

designated hitter

bateador designado, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdɛzɪɡˌneɪdɪd ˈhɪdər///

noun

US

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    bateador designado masculine
    • In 1973, the American League introduced the designated hitter rule on an experimental basis in hopes it would help attendance and liven up the game.
    • The Yankees used several designated hitters in 1978.
    • Finally, there will be no designated hitters, and each team will have only two pitchers - a starter and a reliever.
    • Next are right fielders with 21 followed by left field, center field, third and second base, shortstop, catcher and designated hitter.
    • Primarily a first baseman and outfielder, he also played 62 games as a designated hitter.