extra inning

[ ek-struh-in-ing ]

  1. an inning played when the score is tied after the regulation nine innings: There is no limit to the number of extra innings in the major leagues, since no game may end in a tie.

Origin of extra inning

First recorded in 1875–80 as extra-inning (adjective)

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