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A Walk-Off hit is any hit that occurs at the bottom of the 9th inning (or beyond the 9th if game goes into extra innings) which results in a run or runs scored that will give the lead (and thus the win) to the hitting team. In other words, it's a hit that ends the game and thus the players can walk-off the field.

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Q: In baseball what is a walk off hit?
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Define a walk off hit in a baseball game?

A walk off hit is a hit that ends the game. This term was coined in reference to the opposing pitcher having to "walk off" the mound in defeat. However, the winning team also gets to walk off, with a in. A walk off win can only happen when the game is in the 9th inning or later (extra innings) and the home team scores the winning run.

What is a walkoff hit in baseball?

A walk-off hit is a hit that ends the game (and allows everybody to walk off the field). Thus it is a hit that scores the winning run for the home team in the bottom of the ninth, or in the bottom of an extra inning.

Does a walk count as a hit in baseball?

No. A walk does not count as a base hit nor an official time at bat.

What does walk off mean?

A walk off is when the player gets a hit that ends the game, and " walks off " the field.

If a walk off home run ends the game what is a pinch hit walk off home run called now days?

It's called a pinch-hit walk-off home run.

What is a walk off in baseball?

A 'walk off' is a hit, or any other action, in the bottom of the 9th inning or the bottom any inning after that, which drives in the game-winning run. It is so named because since the earned run ends the game immediately, everyone can walk off the field.

What is a walk off base hit?

a walk off base hit is when a batter gets a base hit(single, double, triple) which scores a run in a tie ball game that ends the game immediately. Walk-off means the team walks off the field because the game is over as soon as the player gets the hit.

When was this term walk off hit first used in baseball?

The earliest known use of the term in print was in 1988, and quoted a relief pitcher who was disgusted that he had to "walk off" the field after giving up the winning hit. In the next decade or so the term just took hold.

Do you have to walk if you get hit by a pitch in baseball?

if you didn't get injured, yes.

What does the baseball term Lead off walk mean?

A 'lead off walk' is when the first batter (lead off) of an inning gets on base from a base on balls (walk).

Is Walk off baseball definition limited to a walk off home run What about an RBI that scores the winning run from 1st The batter would have to run to 1st before the runner could score from 1st?

The term 'walk off' refers to when the home team wins the game in the ninth inning or a later inning. It doesn't have anything to do with the type of play but simply that whatever play occurred was the play that scored the winning run for the home team. You can have a walk off base bit (single, double, triple, or home run), a walk off walk, a walk off hit by pitch, a walk off error, even a walk off balk.

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