walk-offs before "walk off"

Geoffrey Nunberg nunberg at ISCHOOL.BERKELEY.EDU
Mon Sep 9 20:39:48 UTC 2013

Was there a term for walk-offs before "walk off"? If not, it mystifies me that baseball took a century and a half to come up with this.


Geoffrey Nunberg
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