catcher


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catcher

[′kach·ər]
(electronics)
Electrode in a velocity-modulated vacuum tube on which the spaced electron groups induce a signal; the output of the tube is taken from this element.
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Some time ago, Yankee manager Joe Torte called Rodriguez "the best catcher I've ever seen.
Any ball or strike received by the catcher is placed in the bucket beside him--not thrown back to the pitcher.
05 (c) a catcher could intentionally drop a third strike and create a double or triple play just like a fielder could likewise purposely drop a fly ball to gain the same result.
The catcher is the quarterback of the team and its most inspirational player.
The pitcher provides both a visual signal to the catcher (pointing toward the ball) and an audible signal (calling out the location of the ball).
The shape of the dream catcher represents the circle of life and how forces like the sun and moon travel each day and night across the sky.
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