get the hook

idiom

Definition of get the hook

baseball, of a pitcher, informal
: to be removed He got the hook after allowing three runs in the second inning.

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“Get the hook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20the%20hook. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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