grab some pine

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grab some pine (third-person singular simple present grabs some pine, present participle grabbing some pine, simple past and past participle grabbed some pine)

  1. (sports) Go sit on the bench. Typically used as a taunt after a strikeout. Popularized by Giants sportscaster Mike Krukow.
    Strike three! Grab some pine, meat! The saying references the pine tar on player's bats. It's a common misconception to associate the saying with benches made of pine.