ball (someone) out

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ball (someone) out

A misspelling of "bawl someone out," meaning to scold or reprimand someone with great intensity and/or ferocity. My parents balled me out after I failed my math exam.
See also: ball, out
References in classic literature ?
Here come two of the bulldogs, bursting through the outsiders; in they go, straight to the heart of the scrummage, bent on driving that ball out on the opposite side.
The throw to first tailed on Washburn and Pierzynski knocked the ball out of Spiezio's glove at first, allowing him to reach and the other baserunners to advance.
He left the ball out over the plate and I put a swing on it.
The last few games have been really hard on the hitters, but we're finally stepping up and just trying to hit the ball instead of trying to hit the ball out of the park,'' said JetHawks third baseman Jamie D'Antona, who was 3 for 5 with a homer and five RBI in Thursday's game.
He escaped a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the sixth when neither Adrian Beltre nor Ron Coomer could hit the ball out of the infield.
Bonds was hitless in four at-bats and failed to get the ball out of the infield.
Connor (McLaughlin) pitched a complete game, and he had a lot of ground ball outs, so that was good," he said.
Making batters hit it on the ground is supposed to be the key to winning at Fenway, but Hernandez and two Orioles relievers only got three ground ball outs all afternoon.
The senior hurler used her sinker to great effect, forcing 11 ground ball outs over the final six innings.
The ball sinks in the strike zone, often turning hits into ground ball outs.
15-16 Low fastballs make it difficult to hit a sacrifice fly ball; produce ground ball outs.
Lester had just one 1-2-3 inning, the fourth, when he got three ground ball outs.
Cherry (2-2) struck out six batters, got 11 ground ball outs and surrendered just a Justin Smyres double to pick up his first win since opening day.
He got a lot of ground ball outs and he frustrated them.
Oaks Christian 3, Fillmore 0: Leah Bleichner (9-0) went 2 for 4 with two doubles and two runs scored, in addition to pitching a four-hitter with 18 ground ball outs in the Tri-Valley League victory.