Appendix:Glossary of baseball jargon (V)

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

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visiting team[edit]
A team playing in another team's home stadium is the "visiting team" — or the "visitors." The visiting team bats in the top half of the inning. A fabled sign at Tiger Stadium on the visitor's clubhouse read "No Visitors Allowed".
Abbreviation of Value Over Replacement Player, Keith Woolner's method of evaluating baseball players. VORP ranks players by comparing their run production (for batters) to that of an imaginary "replacement-level" player that teams can acquire for the league-minimum salary.[1]


  1. ^ For accessible summaries, see Rob Neyer, "The World According to VORP," (February 2, 2007) and Derek Jacques, "Prospectus Toolbox: Value Over Replacement Player," (May 15, 2007).

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