Annie Oakley

What does annie oakley mean?

Free pass

A baseball term that refers to a free pass, whether it be a free ticket to a game or a BB.

Annie Oakley was a famous rifleman during the late 1800s who could shoot holes in small cards, which resemble the holes punched in tickets when attending an event, such as a baseball game or theatre performance. It became associated with BB because that type of walk is considered a "free ticket" in baseball.

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"And Mauer gets an Annie Oakley, which puts the leadoff man on first base."

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Last Updated: May 20, 2015

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