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second baseman

n. Baseball
The infielder who is positioned near and to the first-base side of second base.
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Noun1.second baseman - (baseball) the person who plays second base
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
softball game, softball - a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer
infielder - (baseball) a person who plays a position in the infield
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Many errors have occurred with the 2nd baseman racing to cover 1st base.
VYPE High School Sports Conference and Expo, today announced that former Major League Baseball 2nd baseman and shortstop Tony Womack will provide the afternoon keynote address at 2:30 pm at the August 21, 2010 event.
Once the right fielder has secured the ball, he has to throw it to the 2nd baseman, who is the lead man on the tandem relay.
He must keep the ball in front of him and hit the 2nd baseman on the relay throw.
2nd baseman and 1st baseman play up and they take normal fungo throwing to home for an out.
The SS no longer has the responsibility of covering 2nd since the 2nd baseman will do that.
After the 3rd baseman catches the ball, she will throw it the 2nd baseman and follow the ball (Diag.
By doing this repeatedly, he will induce the runner to begin moving with him, enabling us to sneak the 2nd baseman in for a pick, as in Pick-Off #4.
Ground ball to left of 3rd baseman and SS, and to right of 2nd baseman and 1st baseman.
What is the responsibility of the SS and the 2nd baseman on a sure double?
Back-Up 2nd baseman and SS roll ground balls to the starting 2nd baseman and SS, who practice turning the double play at 2nd base and throwing to the 1st baseman.
Upon hearing the 1st baseman call "step off," he steps off the back of the rubber, checks the runner at 3rd, and then throws to the 2nd baseman (in the baseline) or the SS at the bag, depending upon the location of the runner.