Loud Foul (1888)

Grant knocked several loud fouls to amuse the crowd and finally planted the sphere in left for a base.Buffalo Express, May 20, 1888, p8

  • NOTE: I don’t find another use of this until April 1907, and just a couple more before the 1920s when it seemed to come into wider use, sometimes in quotation marks. (Ken Liss)

No earliest use given in Dickson Baseball Dictionary