Third Baseman


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Third Baseman

In auto sales, a slang term for an outside party who accompanies a customer to a dealership. The third baseman comes along because he/she is more knowledgeable about automobiles than the customer. This makes it less likely that the customer will buy a bad car (or spend too much for a good one).
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Louis is looking for a third baseman, having shown interest in trading for Manny Machado or Josh Donaldson.
Among the other AL winners: Minnesota pitcher Johan Santana, Angels shortstop Orlando Cabrera, Seattle third baseman Adrian Beltre and Cleveland outfielder Grady Sizemore.
Former third baseman Wade Boggs often batted first or second for the Boston Red Sox.
The former Tampa Bay Rays' third baseman was acquired by the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, though the team (https://twitter.
When a third baseman is playing in close, hard drives that zoom in at head level or that take a bad bounce pose a real danger.
The third baseman and shortstop should practice calling for and catching the pop flies.
If possible, the catcher may also move over to get a good angle and make a call on a pop-up to the first or third baseman.
In 1964, Dick Allen of the Phillies became the first third baseman to collect 200 or more hits during his rookie season in the majors.
3) Dodgers third baseman Wilson Betemit makes a diving attempt on a ball hit by San Diego's Mark Bellhorn in the first inning Wednesday.
If the third baseman fields the ball and there is no play at second base, the runner again should not slide but immediately look at the third-base coach for instructions.
He already had the hard-nosed catcher, so he went out and got the powerful third baseman, the washed up pitcher, and the athletic second baseman.
22 On pop-ups in the infield, go after every ball you can reach but always give way to the first or third baseman when in doubt.