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Perhaps from the fact that, although baseballs are seldom hit out of the ballpark, they may still land anywhere within a large area.

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ballpark figure (plural ballpark figures)

  1. (chiefly US, idiomatic) An educated guess or estimation within acceptable bounds.
    No more stalling. Give me a ballpark figure of our projected losses.

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