Definition of Batting order

1. Noun. (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat. "The managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate"

Exact synonyms: Card, Lineup
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Terms within: Cleanup, Cleanup Position, Cleanup Spot
Generic synonyms: Roll, Roster



Definition of Batting order

1. Noun. (cricket baseball softball) The sequence in which a side's batsmen go in to bat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Batting Order

battills
battily
battiness
battinesses
batting
batting average
batting averages
batting away
batting cage
batting coach
batting for both sides
batting glove
batting gloves
batting helmet
batting in
batting order (current term)
batting orders
batting out
battings
battish
battle's sign
battle-ax
battle-axe
battle-axes
battle-cruiser
battle-cruisers
battle-damaged
battle-royal
battle-sark

Literary usage of Batting order

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1. Basket Ball and Indoor Baseball for Women by Helen Frost, Charles Digby Wardlaw (1920)
"The batting order has nothing to do with positions in the field. ... The batting order should be headed by a girl fast on her feet, or one able to get to ..."

2. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1899)
"The batsmen must take their position within the batsman's lines, as defined in Rule 10, in the order in which they are named in the batting order, ..."

3. Baseball by Richard George Knowles, Richard Morton (1896)
"... in the order in which they are named in the batting order, which batting order must be submitted by the captains of the opposing teams to the umpire ..."

4. Manual of Play by William Byron Forbush (1914)
"Players play in all positions on the field, and go to bat from the benches in regular batting order. Every play, every detail, as true as the real game ..."

5. Guide Book to Childhood: A Hand Book for Members of the American Institute by American Institute of Child Life, William Byron Forbus (1913)
"A regular field with 18 players in position (real men). Players play in all positions on the field, and go to bat from the benches in regular batting order. ..."

6. The Book of School and College Sports by Ralph Henry Barbour (1904)
"Any such substitute may at any stage of the game take the place of a player, whose name is in his team's batting order, but the player whom he succeeds ..."

7. The Sports and Pastimes of American Boys: A Guide and Text-book of Games of by Henry Chadwick (1884)
"In case of the disability of a player, the substitute must take the player's position in the regular batting order. FAILING TO STRIKE IN ORDER. 3. ..."

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