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It is a Baseball term that means that the batter has struck out watching the third strike go by while a forward K means that the batter struck out swinging the bat, but missed.

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Q: What does a backwards k mean?
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Why is the k backwards?

A forward 'k' is using in baseball scoring to mean a batter struck out swinging. a backward 'k' is used to mean a batter struck out looking.

Why backwards k for strike out?

Backwards K's are for a strikeout looking (not swinging the bat).

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What does k backwards mean in baseball?

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