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bottom of the ninth

Definitions

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  • n. In baseball, the second part of the ninth and final inning. The end of the game.
  • n. By extension, any last chance or final opportunity.

Etymologies

Bottom, from the home team's location below visitors on the scoreboard; ninth from the number of innings in a baseball game. (Wiktionary)

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