The fouls balls eventually added up to a gopher ball.
The gopher balls are as good a place to start as any.
A game in which several home runs have been hit by both teams may also sometimes be described as "gopher ball."
Dave Righetti now needs space, where an occasional gopher ball isn't the end, where there's time to erase a deficit and a victory is solid and good (not the upside-down reliever's kind).
Angels' pitcher Ken McBride tees up the gopher ball in the 6th inning with one on.
As Burke rounded the bases, the fans stood and roared for Martínez, probably the most appreciative cheer for a home-team gopher ball in Shea Stadium history.
Branca did not express bitterness over the gopher ball, but began a friendship with Thomson that lasted into each man's old age, including many joint television appearances.
Park, the Dodger pitcher, also deserves credit, though he undoubtedly wishes it had been someone else who served up the two gopher balls.
QUESTION: In baseball, when a pitcher gives up a home run, why is the pitch called a "gopher ball?"
In 2005, the Tainan native returned to Asheville, where he was 7-9 with a 5.65 ERA and surrendered 23 gopher balls, most in the South Atlantic League.