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Why is a strike-out called a K?

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โˆ™ 2005-11-14 09:05:34

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In the old days, the scorer recorded outs by using the last letter of the way the batter made an out. the last letter of "struck" as in struck out, is the only one that is still with us today. Because "S" was already being used to denote a sacrifice.

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