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A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.
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pitch

The slope of a roof, sidewalk, or other surface. The Americans with Disabilities Act has specific requirements for the pitch of access ramps leading to building entrances.

Example: Figure A has a 1:12 pitch because the slope rises 1 foot for every 12 feet of distance. Figure B has a 1:6 pitch.

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Pitcher Date Performance Score Mel Stottlemyre 9/28/64 5-for-5, 1 2B, 2 RBIs NYY 7, Was 0 Johnny Murphy 8/28/36 (G2) 5-for-5, 3 R, 5 RBIs NYY19, Det4 Hank Johnson 8/1/28 5-for-5, 1 RBI NYY12, StL 1 Source: Elias Sports Bureau Also, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, Stottlemyre was the last MLB pitcher to go S-for-5 or better at the plate.
Pitcher refused to submit the request to Sunflower Health Plan, a Centene subsidiary in Kansas that serves Medicaid beneficiaries.
Installation of pitchers. For pitcher installation 16 circular pits of 60 cm depth and 90 cm diameter were dug to place pitchers in them.
He said that the roof of the Pitcher Nala near Lea Market main road was being reconstructed to protect the drain from garbage and other waste and to make it safe for traffic.
28, they ran an emotional ad in a daily newspaper revealing their sadness to bid goodbye to the ace pitcher.
An insect that is lured by the plant's sweet nectar will suddenly find itself trapped inside the pitcher. The walls of the pitcher plant are too slippery for the insect to escape.
The fact that the early pioneers of the game considered the DH raises an important question--why the interest in letting another player hit for the pitcher? The answer to this question can be seen by examining the evolution of the pitcher during the nineteenth century.
When throwing a ball, a pitcher makes a set of motions that transfer energy to the ball.
The Filter Infuser Pitcher is BPA-free and features a filter made with natural carbon fiber from coconut shells that can filter 100 gallons of water per filter.The pitcher holds up to 2.44 liters (about .65 gallons) of cold water, but has a small enough profile that it fits easily on most refrigerator doors, taking up less space, say officials.
Winning pitcher (Gaylord Perry (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/p/perryga01.shtml?utm_campaign=Linker&utm_source=direct&utm_medium=linker-bizofbaseball.com)).
The last time any American League pitcher struck out at least 14 batters in more than one game was in the 2000 season when one pitcher did it twice and one did it three times--over the entire season.