Why is a strikeout called a "K"?

Answer

The use of 'K' for a strikeout was invented by Henry Chadwick, a newspaper journalist who is widely credited as the originator of the box score and the baseball scorecard. This is because in the old days, the scorer recorded outs with the previous letter of the mode the batter made an out. The final letter of struck as in struck out, is the lone one that is still among us at present.
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In the old days, the scorer recorded outs by using the last letter of the way the batter made an out. the last letter of "struck" as in struck out, is the only one that
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K being the last letter of "struck" (because S already meant sacrifice) which was
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Henry Chadwick, who developed the box score in 1850s, used "K" because it was the last letter of struck.
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The S was already being used. read here: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_is_a_'K'_u…
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