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- (baseball) The first batter in the batting order.
- Jones has been the team's lead off hitter for three years.
- (baseball) The first batter of an inning.
- The lead off hitter for the sixth inning is Jones.
- (baseball) To be the first batter of an inning.
- Jones led off the inning with a home run.
- Jones is leading off an inning for the third time in the game.