ninth inning

 At the last moment (baseball).
 ► Even though Schwab, based in San Francisco, is getting into the 401(k) game in the ninth inning, its arrival is sure to ruffle some competitors, especially given Schwab’s reputation for low-cost service.” (Wall Street Journal, April 3, 1996, p. C1)

American business jargon. 2014.

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