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  • n. An additional inning of play required to break a tie.


From extra + inning. (Wiktionary)


  • However, the ghosts that gave the New York Yankees an un-beatable aura of invincibility in the fall; the ones that coerced the umpires into strange calls that went against the opposition; the ones that caused teams to produce mental blunders; the dramatic home run in the bottom of the ninth that made getting those last three outs against the Bombers in October the hardest feat in baseball; and most importantly, an extra inning ...

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