Example sentences for: dugout

How can you use “dugout” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • And when your team is hitting, you spend nearly all that time sitting in the dugout.

  • Dickey marched over to the dugout and punched the offender in the face, earning a month's suspension and a thousand-buck fine.

  • Anyone who has ever spent any length of time in the field for any minimal amount of innings in the game of baseball, or along the bench in the dugout next to the baseball field--and that now includes my daughter Jessica and those like her who insist on playing hardball rather than what is still designated “ girls' softball”--has heard that unique baseball language designed to get the goat of the opposition and/or to encourage the players on your own side.

  • As if throwing the ball 98 miles per hour isn't wicked enough, he does it with a wild, whipping, sidearm motion, which makes left-handed batters want to dive out of the box and head back to the dugout even as the ball is crossing the plate.

  • Cubs second baseman Johnny Evers (of Tinkers-to-Evers-to-Chance fame) realized this, tracked down the ball (actually, people who were there say he got another ball from the dugout, since the original ball had disappeared into the crowd), grabbed an umpire, and stepped on second base, which in theory completed a force play on Merkle.

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