Touch Em All

What does touch em all mean?

Home run

A baseball slang term used when a player hits a home run and runs around the diamond touching all the bases.

The term is often used by excited announcers when a player hits one out of the park. The phrase was most famously used by announcer Tom Cheek when he said "Touch 'em all, Joe" when Joe Carter hit a WS-winning home run for the Toronto Blue Jays in 1993.


A deep fly to center and it's outta here, touch 'em all Kirby Puckett!

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Updated April 15, 2015

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