white knuckler

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white knuckler

1. n. a tense and nervous person. You white knucklers are just going to have to relax.
2. n. a suspenseful event, such as an exciting movie or a rough airplane flight. The movie was a real white knuckler.
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Well, in your case then, you can use a knuckler to rest your arm.
Then a Hough knuckler got away from catcher Scott for a passed ball.
It hindered me trying to catch the knuckler, so went to a smaller mitt.
Lyons pitched a no-hitter in 1926 with help from his knuckler.
Working on one day's rest (he had blanked the Tigers 8-0 on Saturday), he held the Sox to five hits with a flurry of knucklers, en route to his 20th win of the season.
It was an accident, just like the knuckler from Toronto's R.
At that stage in his career, he was getting hitters out with a dominating fastball, one that had long since abandoned him by 1969, when developing his knuckler as a Pilot.
Still, in the style of former Red Sox star Tim Wakefield, Richard's knuckler has helped the team to several city championships, including last year when the Ale House won 17 of 18 games.
His repertoire included a sinking fastball, curve, and occasional knuckler
Wakefield threw one last knuckler to Mirabelli to close the festivities.
It just didn't do a whole lot," Overbay said of the knuckler he deposited in the right field seats.
Izturis and Bradley also had hit right- handed against Arizona right-hander Steve Sparks, another knuckler, in last Sunday's loss to the Diamondbacks.
Despite the erratic nature of the knuckler, Fitzsimmons gave up just 846 walks in 3,223.
Chicago began to get a better line on the knuckler in the sixth, but again Wakefield was able to keep the Cubs from scoring.