What does hitter mean?
Definitions for hitter
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batter, hitter, slugger, batsmannoun
(baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
someone who hits
"a hard hitter"; "a fine striker of the ball"; "blacksmiths are good hitters"
(Baseball) The batter; as, there are two strikes on the hitter.
A baseball player who gets many extra-base hits. 2. A person who is very important or is very effective at his profession.
Agent noun of hit; one who hits.
One who comes up to bat.
In baseball, batting is the act of facing the opposing pitcher and trying to produce offense for one's team. A batter or hitter is a person whose turn it is to face the pitcher. The three main goals of batters are to become a baserunner, to drive runners home or to advance runners along the bases for others to drive home, but the techniques and strategies they use to do so vary. Hitting uses a motion that is virtually unique to baseball and its fellow bat-and-ball sports, one that is rarely used in other sports. Hitting is unique because it involves rotating in the horizontal plane of movement, unlike most sports movements which occur in the vertical plane.
one who hits or strikes; as, a hard hitter
Someone who is in the front row of the volleyball court out of 6 who gets set up either in the opposite or outside (4,5) to attack Or to make contact with hand to the ball a.k.a hit the ball aggressively to the other side of the net where you rivals are at to get a point.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hitter is ranked #103655 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Hitter surname appeared 173 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Hitter.
88.4% or 153 total occurrences were White.
8.6% or 15 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
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The numerical value of hitter in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of hitter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of hitter in a Sentence
What he's doing against left-handed pitchers is impressive, david's a great hitter.
He’s a special hitter. In those moments, he needs to take care of the team, and he puts it on his back, and he knows what he needs to do.
I think you're definitely going to have to have a few more drivers in hand, being soft widens the fairways a little bit. I think it's definitely going to play into a longer hitter's hands.
I think the surprising thing is that, you know, maybe in the age of pitchers not going 100 pitches, that they’re actually being able to finish these games off. Because typically nowadays it’s hard for a guy to get through six innings with less than 100 pitches, that’s probably more surprising to me. And there hasn’t been a 160-pitch no-hitter yet, which is like gut-wrenching for a manager. I can’t even imagine having to deal with that.
I figured Lorenzo Cain was going to let me pitch to their best hitter.
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