put (one's) hat in(to) the ring

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put (one's) hat in(to) the ring

To announce or make known one's intention to compete with others, especially in a political election. I'm thinking about putting my hat in the ring for class president! As has been widely predicted, the governor put his hat into the ring yesterday for the upcoming presidential election.
See also: hat, put, ring
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But it is about scoring runs and putting my hat into the ring for later in the season.