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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)

Examples

  • However, the ghosts that gave the New York Yankees an un-beatable aura of invincibility in the fall; the ones that coerced the umpires into strange calls that went against the opposition; the ones that caused teams to produce mental blunders; the dramatic home run in the bottom of the ninth that made getting those last three outs against the Bombers in October the hardest feat in baseball; and most importantly, an extra inning ...

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  • New York beat Los Angeles, 3-2, coming back to score three runs in the bottom of the ninth after being shut out for eight innings by Dodger ace Orel Hershisher.

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  • Young's single in 9th lifts Twins over O'sMINNEAPOLIS - Delmon Young's fourth hit of the night scored Michael Cuddyer in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 7-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.

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