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Inning   /ˈɪnɪŋ/   Listen

(baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat.  Synonym: frame.

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"Inning" Quotes from Famous Books

... so, when the first inning ended with no score for Yale. Princeton's pitcher was proving his power, and he was well supported. Man after man—some of them Yale's best ...
— Andy at Yale - The Great Quadrangle Mystery • Roy Eliot Stokes

... your little nose was very much on my nerves? Supposing I'd told you that you bowled me over the moment I saw you—It's God's truth. I saw you at the theater in New York just before you left for Fort Leavenworth. I followed you there, but nothing that wasn't brass buttons seemed to be having an inning; and I didn't care to meet you at all, unless I could win out. So I left and went down to Arizona, where there was some land business I had to look after. Then McFay came down there and talked a good deal with his mouth; and I was sure it was all off and was doubly ...
— McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908. • Various

Words linked to "Inning" :   bottom, top of the inning, period of play, baseball game, frame, bottom of the inning, baseball, section, division, play, top, playing period, part

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