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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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Still, he had one of the greatest rookie seasons in history, and as Casey Stengel would say, "You can look it up.
As a result, we decided to offer our local branches the opportunity to drive the program and let them hire and train rookie candidates.
In the latter part of 1944 and early part of 1945, Rookie moved with the Army across France and into Belgium--just in time for the Battle of the Bulge.
UNITED STATES captain Paul Azinger has backed his rookies to deal with the pressure of Ryder Cup competition at Valhalla later this week.
We've singled them out in this issue and are delighted to identify them with a special Rookie Power Broker logo.
The 2005 Rookie of the Year award is bestowed upon a new Kislak team member who records the greatest achievements in a given year.
However, while both Adam Bentick and Andrew Carrazzo were elevated from last season's rookie list, O hAilpin was not.
The five Rookie 2002 ice cream flavors are: Ultimate Caramel Cup, an over-the-top caramel creation featuring caramel ice cream with a caramel swirl and caramel-filled chocolate cups; Vanillaberry Bar, a raspberry sorbet coupled with vanilla bean ice cream, "similar to an old fashioned 50/50 bar of the past.
Customers can scan QR codes with the Virtual Carmelo Anthony using their smartphones to gain exclusive information and deals on Rookie USA brands.
Abreu is eligible for Rookie of the Year consideration according to the voting rules established by the BaseBall Writers Association of America.
Could you list the results of the voting for the 1967 National League Rookie of the Year?
After more than a decade of designing and implementing successful rookie programs, my firm has identified best practices for rookie training programs.
Now, a new web site has launched, devoted to Gretzky rookie cards.
A rookie from Auburn, taken 50th overall, McNeill is among an extraordinary crop of rookies in the NFL.
LOS ANGELES -- NASCAR K&N Pro Series rookie Austin Dyne drove his William Rast Sunrise Racing Ford to a hard earned 13th place finish at last Saturday's NAPA Auto Parts 150 presented by Gene Price Motorsports at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington.