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rookie

and rooky (ˈrʊki)
1. n. a person new at something; a neophyte, especially a police officer or a ballplayer. The rookie tackled the old-time player and earned a lot of cheering and applause.
2. mod. new; inexperienced. Fred is a rookie first baseman for the home team.
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One day, while Rookie was manning a traffic control point, a German plane was shot down and a parachutist descended.
Nothing talks louder than money in baseball, and it is saying that Abreu is not really a rookie, and it is saying that the increasing internationalization of the game means the definition of what a rookie truly is should change.
And today is the day hockey fans can get their first opportunity to experience opening Upper Deck's flagship NHL brand and pull "Young Guns" rookie cards featuring the best rookies over the last two years.
Q: Was it difficult for you to get corporate support for the rookie program?
SCP Auctions reported that a PSA 10 Gretzky rookie card was sold for a staggering "record price of $94,163" this year-illustrating the strength of this card, several years after The Great One retired.
Austin had another solid top ten finish locked up until the last corner of the last lap, when a car driven by a rookie tried to force an impossible pass and slid into Dyne causing him to spin and finish in 13th.
Sabathia of the New York Yankees (depending on playoff schedule); Sam Haddad of Haddad Brands, Rookie USA's parent company.
On the season, Rondo finished first among rookies in steals per game, which placed him ninth in the NBA; he was also second among rookies in assists (3.
have teamed up to bring fans the Pepsi MAX NFL Rookie of the Week, a program through which fans can vote for a stand-out Rookie each week of the 2012 NFL regular season.
June 5, Dodger Stadium, Mets 4, Dodgers 1: Rookie Alay Soler, who was sent to the minors July 2 and never came back, stymied the Dodgers for seven innings, limiting them to a solo home run by Willy Aybar -- remember him?
NEW ORLEANS -- Yesterday was the 2008 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam in New Orleans.
WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- More than thirty of the top NFL draft picks will gather for a four-day outing in Los Angeles for the Reebok NFL Players Rookie Premiere presented by EA SPORTS(TM) and produced by PLAYERS INC beginning Thursday, May 17th.