Meaning of fireballer in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfʌɪəbɔːlə/


  • A pitcher who throws a very good fastball.

    ‘He was traded to the Detroit Tigers in 1938 and actually beat Bob Feller when the Cleveland fireballer set the strikeout record at 18.’
    • ‘The Boston fireballer led the league in games, games finished, and saves in 1962; was second in all three categories in 1963; and led once again in games finished and saves in 1964 while placing second in games.’
    • ‘Hendley was a fireballer pitching for Lanier High School.’
    • ‘The Mariners believe that shin splits that sidelined their fireballer during Spring Training is the reason for the his struggles.’
    • ‘A new coach came on before his senior year and offered a spot on the team - not to pitch, but to mentor freshman fireballers.’