1. While batting in baseball...hitting a can of corn.
In the early 1920's underprivileged children used to use discarded cans of corn made in factories to practice batting
"Heeeyyyy Baaattteeerrr....Can of Corn!"
1. In baseball, an easy pop fly to catch or an easy play.
2. Something that is not challenging.
The centerfielder put that away like a "can of corn".
Something very simple and/or easy.
"Can of Corn Rob, Can of Corn"
1. A term used to descirbe the certainty that Nomar Garciaparra will win the golden glove award.
"Hey Kory, what are Nomar Garciaparra's chances of winning a Gold Glove this year?"
"Can of corn Jim, can of corn"