Appendix:Glossary of baseball jargon (Y)

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The following is a glossary of baseball jargon (phrases, idioms and slang):


Appendix: Glossary of Baseball
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yacker/yakker[edit]
A curveball with a big break.
yardwork[edit]
A player is said to be "doing yardwork" by hitting many home runs or exhibiting power. Compare to going yard.
yardjob[edit]
A home run. Compare to going yard.
yellow hammer[edit]
A sharp-breaking curveball. Supposedly named after the yellowhammer bird and its apparent habit of diving steeply to catch prey.

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