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Definition of Spitball

Spitball
Spitball Spit"ball`, n. Paper chewed, and rolled into a ball, to be thrown as a missile.

Meaning of Spitball from wikipedia

- Look up spitball in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A spitball is an illegal baseball pitch in which the ball has been altered by the application of...
- Spitball: The Baseball Literary Magazine is a quarterly literary magazine dedicated to baseball literature. Founded by Mike Shannon and W. J. Harrison...
- overuse. Ball scuffing and adulteration by pitchers, particularly the spitball, were allowed, putting hitters at a disadvantage. The era ended very suddenly;...
- altering the ball in any way is doctoring. The emery ball differs from the spitball, in which the ball is doctored by applying saliva or Vaseline. Vaseline...
- Awards. Perry gained notoriety for doctoring baseballs (e.g. throwing spitballs), and perhaps even more so for making batters think he was throwing them...
- learned to throw a spitball, an illegal pitch using various substances such as saliva and Vaseline. Despite admitting to throwing a spitball, Perry was ejected...
- Keough would occasionally throw a spitball. One time, however, his spitball backfired on him. Keough threw a spitball that Boston Red Sox second baseman...
- one of the pioneers of the spitball. He learned the pitch while playing in the minor leagues. He later taught the spitball to Ed Walsh and Jack Chesbro...
- seen since. The 1968 season saw the following rule changes regarding the spitball and moistened balls: While on the pitcher's mound, the pitcher is banned...
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