What does round-tripper mean?

Home run

Round-tripper means home run. It is a baseball slang term often used by play-by-play announcers and sportscasters.

The term plays off of the "round trip" term used by airlines to describe a flight that gets you to your destination and back home. When you hit a home run you start at home, go to each base and then return to home plate. The term may also appear as "round tripper."


Hunter with a round-tripper makes the score tied at 3-3

Joey Gallo hits a round-tripper onto the concourse

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Updated June 28, 2016

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