“He [Pat Harkins] agrees that this play is bawled up more than any other one used and thinks the suicide squeeze is the only squeeze and is not a good play ordinarily.” Fred Young, The Daily Pantagraph [Bloomington, IN], April 22, 1929, p10
- NOTE: No further uses until 1944, although the term was widely used to describe a play in the game of bridge.
Previous earliest use (Dickson Baseball Dictionary, 3rd edition, 2009):
1ST USE. 1952 (Bob Feller, Pitching to Win; Peter Morris).