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A member of the team at bat who has safely reached or is trying to reach a base.
base′run′ning (bās′rŭn′ĭng) n.
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a baseball player of the team at bat who is on base or is trying to run from one base to another.
base′ run`ning, n.
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|Noun||1.||base runner - a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a 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!"
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