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In baseball, a pitch that strikes the batter on the head. The batter doesn't seem to be feeling too well after that beanball.
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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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