A caber is a long, thin log held upright at one end and tossed in the Highland games.
The term "Sandlot baseball" started years ago when children in urban areas would find an empty lot referred to as a "sandlot" to play baseball. It was far more common to find an empty lot with the area not fully developed. It was not an organized league but a group of kids that formed teams, by choosing sides, or playing against other neighborhoods. Unlike an organized Little League, played on a grassy baseball field, the sandlot got it's name because it was lacking grass. Teams were typically chosen by two team "captains", normally the best two kids. A bat would be tossed from one captain to the other. The other captain would grab the bat with one hand. Then each captain would take turns gripping the bat hand over hand (or sometimes just two fingers in a "V') until the last captain grabbed the top of the knob. He would get first pick to form a team.
At the 1972 Munich Summer Olympic Games, Palestinian terrorists killed two Israelis and took nine Israelis hostage. Palestenian terrorists broke into the barracks of the Israeli Olympic team and held them hostage. They demanded a bus take them to the airport and 2 helicopters. At the airport, the German police tried to stop the terrorists and a gun fight resulted. A terrorist tossed a grenade into one helicopter killing all the hostages. I thought they were Arab ??
Before a hockey match a coin is tossed to see who gets the push back. Whichever team captain wins picks either the the direction in which to score, or whether or not to have first push back. The person who plays the centre-forward position takes the push back from the centre of the half-way line on the pitch. when the whistle is blown for the match to start, the centre-forward passes the ball back to a member of their team- that's how play begins. A push back is taken after every goal.
Bridgeport Connecticut, by the Frisbie Baking Company (pie makers) Later marketed & mass produced by "Wham-O", inc. http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa980218.htm The Frisbie Baking Company (1871-1958) of Bridgeport, Connecticut, made pies that were sold to many New England colleges. Hungry college students soon discovered that the empty pie tins could be tossed and caught, providing endless hours of game and sport. Many colleges have claimed to be the home of 'he who was first to fling.' Yale College has even argued that in 1820, a Yale undergraduate named Elihu Frisbie grabbed a passing collection tray from the chapel and flung it out into the campus, thereby becoming the true inventor of the Frisbie and winning glory for Yale. That tale is unlikely to be true since the words 'Frisbie's Pies' was embossed in all the original pie tins and from the word 'Frisbie' was coined the common name for the toy.
Fielding practice, I believe. Also, possibly, a way of showing off a little for the fans. I believe that it's an age old tradition meant to keep the fielders' arms warm during the middle of the game.
It stands for Putout Assists. In other words, when a player assists in a putout (IE: shortstop tossed ball to second baseman for a force out) he gets a PA.Plate Appearances which is the total number of times a batter completed an at bat.
Tossed - Toased
The synonym of tossed is thrown up (vomited). He tossed his cookies.
Tossed and checked for flaws
No, the word tossed is not an adverb.The word tossed is a verb, as it describes an action.
The suffix for tossed is ed
I think either ball is tossed out, if there is a mark noticed on the ball. You will see the defensive team do this, b/c any mark on the ball enhances the batters ability to see the ball rotation on the pitch, thereby allowing him to effectively anticipate what movement the ball will make.
Yes, Rodney Lange was a 15 year old 2nd baseman playing in the old 3&2 league when he was killed in a freak accident. Ball was hit between first and second base and was scooped up by first baseman. Ball was tossed low and the runners knee smahed into Rodney's temple as he tried to cover first base. He died a few days later of traumatic brain injury
The ball gets handed to the umpire once it hits the dirt and not in the instance of the baseball hitting the dirt in the field is up to the Home Plate Umpire's discretion however Pitchers have the rights to request a new baseball provided it becomes too dirty to get a grip on. Pitchers will like the dirt on the ball because it will be able to move more however the opposing team and Umpires will find this an unfair advantage which is the reason in which baseballs will usually be tossed out of play to the umpire but it doesn't always happen in the event of a batted ball hitting the infield dirt.
There was almost nothing. But sometimes they played in the dirt or tossed something around