Some 19th Century Base Ball Terms

  • Ace or Run; crossing home base
  • Bound - bounce
  • Hand - out
  • Huzzah! - hooray
  • Pitcher - the pitcher.  Note that pitcher is called "pitcher" because the ball is "pitched, not jerked nor thrown to the bat
  • Striker - hitter
  • Striker to the line - batter up
  • Scorer - scorekeeper