drag-bunt

drag bunt

noun Baseball.
an in-motion bunt for a base hit usually attempted by a left-handed batter, who starts for first base while trailing the bat to meet the ball, without squaring around, in order to catch the infield by surprise. Compare sacrifice ( def 6 ).

Origin:
1945–50

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