[Ads-l] Crooked number

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 28 08:14:10 EDT 2021

I'm sure this predates me by several decades but I'm increasingly noticing
"crooked number" in baseball slang. In particular, the full expression is
"put a crooked number on the board", but abbreviated versions exist as
well. Here, the crooked number is 4.

That crooked number was hard for us to overcome.


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