sac fly

noun
\ ˈsak-ˈflī How to pronounce sac fly (audio) \
plural sac flies

Definition of sac fly

baseball, informal
: sacrifice fly The Cardinals ended the scoring on Lonnie Smith's bases-loaded sac fly in the eighth.— Jim Kaplan

First Known Use of sac fly

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sac fly

sac short for sacrifice entry 1

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“Sac fly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sac%20fly. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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