September 2, 2015
There are two different kinds of bats.
The first is one that a baseball player uses to hit a baseball.
- A baseball bat can be made of wood or aluminum.
- In the game of baseball, the person who tries to hit the ball is called a batter.
- The batter swings the bat at the ball.
- Most American kids own at least one baseball bat.
He's a batter.
The second type of bat is one that flies around the sky at night looking for food.
- A bat is a type of rodent, like a mouse.
- Bats live in areas that provide natural protection. They live around caves, and they are found near river valleys.
- Bats are good to have around because they eat a lot of bugs such as mosquitoes.
- Many people are afraid of bats because they look kind of creepy.
- The most famous bat is Batman.
There are some expressions that make use of the word "bat."
- I'll go to bat for you. (I'll support you or protect you.)
- She's got a few bats in the belfry. (She's a little crazy.)
- He's as blind as a bat. (He can't see very well.)
- So far you're batting a thousand. (You're doing extremely well.)
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