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sub·ma·rine ball

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  1. submarine ball, submarine pitchnoun

    a pitch thrown sidearm instead of overhead


  1. submarine ball

    In baseball, a submarine is a pitch in which the ball is released often just above the ground, but not underhanded, with the torso bent at a right angle, and shoulders tilted so severely that they rotate around a nearly horizontal axis. This is in stark contrast to the underhand softball pitch in which the torso remains upright, the shoulders are level, and the hips do not rotate.


  1. submarine ball

    A submarine ball is a term used in baseball for a type of pitch thrown with a low, underhand motion, causing the ball to move from below the batter's line of vision, reminiscent of a submarine moving under the water. This pitching style is effective in tricking the batter's timing due to its unusual trajectory and the lack of visibility until it rises.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of submarine ball in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of submarine ball in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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