drag bunt

drag bunt
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. Cf. sacrifice (def. 6).
[1945-50]

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