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These are some baseball terms starting with the letter A. It will be updated from time to time.
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'A' Baseball Terminology

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Baseball TermDescription
AffiliateA minor league team is (mostly) affilliated with an MLB parent. It is considered to be an affiliate and though it is often independently operated, its players will be decided by the MLB parent.
Appeal PlayThe defensive team has the right to appeal a play such as a check swing or a runner leaving a base early on a fly ball. It is basically an appeal to the umpire who will most likley have already seen the play and made a decision.
ArbitrationA contract process for eligible players whereby an independent arbitrator will receive a player's requested salary and a team's offer and rule in favor of one or the other based on a hearing. More often, teams and players settle before the hearing.
AttendanceThe number of people who paid for a ticket for a particular game or the aggregated sum of these game values for the season.
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