Chin Music

Meaning

Pitch that nearly hits the batter's head

A baseball term for a pitch thrown near the hitter's head; often done on purpose by the pitcher in order to get the hitter to stop crowding the plate and back off; may also be done to get back at the hitter for something he or his teammate did, which usually results in the plate umpire giving the teams a warning.

Example

"He throws some chin music at Anderson and gets him to back off the plate."

Some chin music played during a baseball game

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Last Updated: June 6, 2016

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