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The term ducks on the pond originated from a radio sports announcer for the Washington Senators named Arch McDonald. Among other quotes by Arch was "there it goes Mrs. Murphy" was meant a home run

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The term you're most likely asking about is "ducks on the pond," which means runners on base. It's most often used to refer to a situation with the bases loaded.

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