What does rope mean?

Line drive baseball hit

A sports term primarily used in baseball to describe a line drive.

A rope is a hard hit baseball that flies in a straight line similar to taut rope. It can land as a hit or a be caught by a fielder for a putout. The term may also appear as "frozen rope."


Barnes hits a rope to center for a base hit

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Updated May 6, 2015

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