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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.

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Why backwards k for strike out?

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

Why is the strike K sometimes backwards in baseball?

The "K" is placed backwards in cases where the batter strikes out looking.

What is the difference between a k and a backwards k in baseball?

a K is a strikeout where the batter swings at the third strike. a backwards K strike is where the batter is called out without swinging at the third strike

Is a strikeout looking k bacwards or forwards?

Looking is backwards. A looking strikeout is subjective to the home plate umpire that night. A swinging strikeout is objective. No doubt that he missed on that third strike; that's a K. K=swinging forward. Backwards K=looking backwards at the umpire and being K'ed

Why is a strike called a K in baseball?

It is a reference to how it is kept in the scorebook. A K is a strikeout. A backwards K is a strikeout looking.

Why is a strike out looking a backwards k?

The backwards K is to signify struk out looking versus the standard K that is strike out swinging so then you can keep them straight in the score books they used to be weighted differently as for how good/bad pitchers/batters were.

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