bottom of the ninth

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By extension, any last chance or final opportunity.

Etymology:

  • Bottom, from the home team's location below visitors on the scoreboard; ninth from the number of innings in a baseball game.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'bottom of the ninth':

bottom of the ninthIn baseball, the second part of the ninth and final inning. The end of the game.
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