walk-off

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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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You want to see one of those walk-off home run moments."
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