Mid - Nineteenth Century Base Ball Terminology

Nine ...........................Team

Behind .......................Catcher

Home / Base ..............Home Plate

Ace / Tally .................Run Scored

Striker .......................Batter

Leg it .........................Run to Base

"Striker to the Line" ...Batter up

Blind .........................No score

Pitcher's Point ...........Pitcher's rubber

Muff .........................Error

Playground ...............Field

Huzzah .....................Hurrah

Boodler .........Ungentlemanly behaviour

Scouts ......................Outfielders

Cranks ......................Fans

Daisy Cutter .............Ground ball

"Hand lost . ...............Player out

One hand down" .......One out

"Three Hands Down" .Side retired 

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