bottom of the ninth

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

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  • 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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Hitting a home_run with the bases_loaded in the bottom of the ninth let the home team finish ahead of the visitors.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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bottom of the ninthBy extension, any last chance or final opportunity.
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