behind the plate

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  • It was his first professional experience behind the plate ever.
  • He was behind the plate for seven of the ten.
  • He had just such a face as I have seen a dozen times behind the plate. Cited from The Silverado Squatters/Robert Louis Stevenson #23
  • Umpires will make calls based on where the ball lands behind the plate.
  • Catchers must be behind the plate in at least half of his team's games.
  • Harrison worked behind the plate for all three games.
  • His breakout season was made even more impressive by the increased defensive presence behind the plate.
  • He never made an error behind the plate.
  • In prior years, catchers had played further behind the plate often standing, particularly with runners on base.
  • By the end of the season, he began to work the bases almost exclusively instead of calling games from behind the plate.
  • Known more for her glove work than her bat, behind the plate is where she really shined.
  • Valentine was involved in a couple of notable games, including being behind the plate for two no-hitters.
  • They sit behind the plate-glass windows and bet on whether more limousines will go north than south in the next ten minutes. Cited from The "Goldfish", by Arthur Train
  • Although he did not have a plate appearance, he had three putouts behind the plate and committed one error.
  • Bittman also occasionally served as an umpire, working a total of ten games - six of them behind the plate.
  • To avoid a potential conflict of interests, Jim does not work behind the plate on games his brother pitches.
  • He moved back behind the plate the following year to earn his eleventh All-Star berth.
  • However, his steadiness behind the plate and his bat kept him in lineup.
  • Then he stepped behind the plate, and after signing for the pitch, he slowly moved his right hand up to his mask. Cited from The Redheaded Outfield, by Zane Grey
  • Layne would leave the game, being replaced behind the plate by Bob Davidson.
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