To-be-named-later meaning

Used other than as an idiom. In an exchange, a unspecified example of a thing (in sports, usually a player), either not yet chosen or named publicly, at the time of a trade.
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Something of very uncertain value.
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Something of very low value.
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Origin of to-be-named-later

  • From the common use of the expression in U.S. newspaper reports of trades of professional sports players between teams, especially in baseball.

    From Wiktionary