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beanball

n. a pitched baseball that strikes the batter on the head, usually by accident. (Baseball.) He got hit by a beanball and went after the pitcher with a bat.
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Words and an alleged beanball pitch were again factors in a fiery encounter between the Reds and Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 4, 1960.
2) Trandel, White, and Klein buttress their conclusion that moral hazard has little to do with beanball by emphasizing the greater returns to throwing at an opposing team's star batter rather than at its pitcher and by reporting some data suggesting that National League pitchers are hit by pitches less often than other players are and, hence, tend not to be the targets of retaliation.
Former San Francisco Giants' catcher Dick Dietz is one of several memorable beanball victims in major-league history.
Furthermore, the crucial section of The Book that deals with etiquette is still the arbiter of inscrutable ethical dilemmas regarding such weighty matters as beanball retribution (one of yours for one of ours), excessive celebration (style too long after a home run and expect a fastball in the ribs) and inexcusable piling on (don't bunt with a five-run lead).
But with Giants manager Felipe Alou serving a one-game suspension for a beanball incident last season, Wotus, Alou's bench coach, decided to pull Rueter after five innings and 83 pitches, which isn't far off Rueter's normal limit.
That's it," was Youkilis' response to the beanball after the game.
Guerrero said he and Boone were ``fine,'' but said he really ``didn't know and didn't care'' if Boone's explanation that he did not order Madritsch to serve up a beanball was true.
marks for teenage prowess in those categories belong to the unfortunate Tony Conigliaro, whose career was cut short by the effects of a beanball incident.
Not until the end: After Mike Scioscia's ejection Saturday and the beanball incident Sunday, Monday's game went smoothly right up to the final pitch.
Grissom's beanball response: The Diamondbacks clearly were unhappy with Grissom's steal in the fourth inning of Wednesday's game with the Dodgers leading 8-0.
DENVER - The long, difficult and disappointing season for Dodgers right-hander Ismael Valdes took another bad turn Friday when he was suspended for six games for a beanball incident Aug.
Sunday-night fights: At first glance, the beanball that former JetHawk Brett Hinchliffe threw at Todd Greene to trigger a brawl between the Mariners and Angels on Sunday would seem to be planned.
By the sixth inning, Quartz Hill High's Johnny Smith was shivering cold, sopping wet and hurting from a beanball to his elbow last time up.
They get beanballs thrown at their heads by closed-shop (and closed-brained) rivals.