In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- What he does remember is a sandlot baseball game perhaps forty years in the past, particularly the mesmerizing colloquial speech of Coyle's cousin.
- We also learn that the magnanimity hinted at in the sandlot baseball incident-when he is delighted rather than angered by the solecism spoken by Coyle's cousin-was alive and well in him as a young adult.
- I was playing sandlot ball in Pasadena when a White Sox scout, spotted me, and, signed me to my first pro contract.
- Your father's summer vacation may have involved afternoons playing sandlot baseball or dropping a fishing line into a creek.
- ‘When we were kids, everybody played a lot of sandlot ball,’ said the director of the Babe Ruth Museum.
- As the son of a semipro athlete who played sandlot baseball and football into his early 40's, he came by that blocky, unbreakable body by way of genetic inheritance.
- He was known to come home from work at his liquor store, stop off at a nearby field and pitch to both sides of a sandlot game.
- He grew up playing soccer and sandlot baseball after spending mornings baking bread in his grandfather's bakery.
- He was pitching for Mike's Diner in Class B sandlot baseball when he was signed by a Boston Red Sox scout, receiving a $500 bonus.
- Opinions around the league do vary, but there are teams that are enamored with his sandlot football, feel-no-pressure demeanor.
- Within a year or so, he went from sandlot dreamer to bench warmer to league most valuable player.
- He was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, but grew up in New York City, where he played sandlot baseball.
- ‘A comedy of errors and unfortunate circumstances,’ he recalled, ‘combined to make a sandlot affair of what should have been the greatest basketball tournament ever.’
- You can forget the sandlot myth that a batter must ‘break his wrists’ (whatever that means) to determine a swing.
- The organizers of sandlot ball games are not the only ones with an interest in efficient partitioning.
- Today, you'll find them with controller in hand, glued to the TV, stealing bases and smacking home runs on the hand-held video version of the old sandlot standby.
- During the sandlot days of the Depression he kept us supplied with scuffed baseballs, huge scarred bats, and other equipment from the Tigers' surplus.
- Young Troy hits a homer to win the sandlot game and says his heart belongs to the Dodgers and Ebbets Field.
- This is a bit like a little league coach claiming he is ‘not enough of a hitter’ to play a game of sandlot ball.
- These thoughts are not reserved solely for the sandlot candidates but the minor league ones as well.
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