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Play

Informal for an investment or investment decision, especially one that becomes profitable.

play

1. An investment.
2. See direct play.
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The Clint Seymour Play Ball Fund enables youngsters and adolescents to experience the joy and enthusiasm that can derive from the game of baseball and relationships built among teammates and mentors.
The PLAY BALL initiative is baseball in its purest form, building relationships between the game and its future generations," said Pat O'Conner, Minor League Baseball President & CEO.
A group of black guys who play ball and hang out at the community rec center slowly become his family: "Yo, I don't know about y'all, but when I look at Stick now, I don't even see white.
We work hard in the Navy, and there's a certain strain, but I still had the ability to play ball.
Now you can play ball in your living room--and not break your mom's favorite vase.
Originally from Dallas, Smith headed overseas to play ball in 1977.
RSPCA carer Ann Williams said: ``Chops loves to play ball.
This piece is an homage to Ryokan, an eighteenth-century Japanese poet and monk who left behind as a relic the ball of thread embroidered with peonies and butterflies that be always carried with him and used to play ball with children.