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breaking ball (baseball)
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breaking ball (baseball)


The slowest of Anderson’s three breaking balls is a curveball.
  baseball:  a pitch which does not travel straight like a fastball
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Breaking balls such as curveballs, sliders and knuckleballs have some sideways or downward motion.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   breaking ball (baseball) , curveball [7] , slider [9] , topspin [9] , curveball [7] , slider [9]
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