Definition of Knock It Out of the Park

What does the term "knocked it out of the park" mean? What is meant by "knocking it out of the park"?

The term "knock it out of the park" is borrowed from the game of baseball.

The King explains the meaning of the term Knock it out of the park, when it comes to the sport of baseball and life in general.In baseball, a "home run" occurs when a batter hits a fair ball into the stands.

In some cases, the batter will not only hit a home run, but they will also hit the ball so hard that the ball will leave the entire ball park (stadium). This occurs sometimes in stadiums such as Wrigley Field in Chicago and Fenway Park in Boston.

If you "knock it out of the park" in your daily life, this means that you have done very, very well with something.

For instance - let's say that you have to give a sales pitch at your place of work. The company receiving the pitch loves what you have to say so much that they commit to a massive buy of your company's product.

Your boss is overjoyed with your performance and promises you a promotion.

In this case, you would have "knocked it out of the park" with your presentation. In short - you hit a home run.