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drag bunt

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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).

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Origin of drag bunt

First recorded in 1945–50
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