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In baseball what is a walk off hit?

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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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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.


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.


A walk-off hit is any hit that drives in the winning run of the game. The more common variation of this would be a "walk-off homerun," or a homerun that ends the game as a win for the batting team.


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



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


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.


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.


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.


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



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.



A walk off in baseball is a home run in the bottom of the 9th that drives in more than the necessary amount of runs to win the game, thus allowing the batter to 'walk off' the field after reaching first base and before reaching home because his run is unnecessary.


you can walk or hit by the ball hit and run a wild pitch pitch runner


No. By definition, a walk-off home run is a home run that ends the game. Therefore, a walk-off home run can only be hit by the home team in the bottom half of an inning.


The lead runner coming home from a hit,error,walk, or a balk.



The "walk-off" home run is a media made up term and is not an official statistic in baseball. There is no record for "walk-off" home runs for Mantle or any other player.


Russell Martin was the last Yankees player to hit a walk-off home run. He did it on June 10, 2012 against the New York Mets.


No, it is called a 'hit by pitch' and shows up in the box score as HBP.It is similar to a walk in that the batter is awarded first base.


According to the Society for American Baseball Research, Jim Thome, Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Mantle, Stan Musial, Frank Robinson, and Babe Ruth hold the MLB career record for walk off home runs with 12.


That is when you walk the batter on purpose, by intentionally throwing 4 pitches out of the strike zone, hopefully far out enough where he can't hit it.


A walk off home run occurs when a player on the home team hits a home run and the visitors walk off the field because it is officially the last play of that game. For example, in the 1988 World Series, Kirk Gibson, a player on the Los Angeles Dodgers hit a walk off home run to end that game in the series.


When hitting a softball you can hear the tink off of the bat. When you hit a baseball you hear kind of a slap and therefore when you hit a baseball goes farther.



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