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Definition 1: a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base - [noun denoting act]

Samples where force play or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the shortstop got the runner at second on a force

Synonyms for force play in the sense of this definition

(force play is a kind of ...) an out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout)

"the first baseman made 15 putouts"

(force play belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

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