What is another word for play off?

105 synonyms found


[ plˈe͡ɪ ˈɒf], [ plˈe‍ɪ ˈɒf], [ p_l_ˈeɪ ˈɒ_f]

How to use "Play off" in context?

There have been many play offs in the history of the MLB. The first came in 1934 when the Chicago White Sox and Cincinnati Reds played a one game playoff to determine who would face the Boston Red Sox in the World Series. The play off format was introduced in 1976 when the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics competed in a series to determine the final American League East champion.

The play off format has grown in popularity over the years. In 2013, the play offs featured a different team from each division competing in a one game playoff.

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