It is a reference to how it is kept in the scorebook. A K is a strikeout. A backwards K is a strikeout looking.
The standard scoring symble for a strikeout looking (called strike three) is a backward K.
The "K" is placed backwards in cases where the batter strikes out looking.
The third strike in baseball is called a K.
It's a reference to a batter who is called out on strikes by the umpire.
In scoring baseball on all levels, a backwards "K" means the batter was called out on strikes by the umpire. A regular "K" means the batter struck out while swinging at the pitch.
The letter k sure not be used in baseball regardless if they are turn forward, backward, upside down it is soo racist......three strikeouts...kkk....shame on baseball.
KC stands for Called Strikeout in softball and baseball. It can also be marked as a backwards K on the score sheet.
12 new footballs are marked with the letter "K' for NFL football games.
A K in baseball is shorthand for a strikeout.
K is a strike out.
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