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walk-off

(wôk′ôf′, -ŏf′)
adj. Baseball
Relating to or being a hit or play that causes enough runs to be scored to end the game: a walk-off home run; a walk-off walk.

[Because the teams walk off the field after the end of the game.]
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ITALIAN fourth division side Pro Patria have been ordered to play one match behind closed doors as punishment for racist chanting which prompted AC Milan's Kevin-Prince Boateng to lead a player walk-off last week.
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Thanks to Budweiser, each walk-off will mean one scholarship for a deserving military family," said Major Dan Rooney, president and founder of the Folds of Honor Foundation.
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Budweiser will donate $5,000 for every walk-off (the equivalent of one scholarship) during baseball's 2012 regular season to the Folds of Honor Foundation.