second base


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second base

n. Baseball
1. The base across the diamond from home plate, to be touched second by a runner.
2. The position played by a second baseman.

sec′ond base′



n.
1. the second in order of the bases from home plate in baseball.
2. the position of the player covering the area of the infield between second and first bases.
[1835–45, Amer.]
sec′ond base′man, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.second base - the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseballsecond base - the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball
bag, base - a place that the runner must touch before scoring; "he scrambled to get back to the bag"
2.second base - the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield
position - (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?"
baseball team - a team that plays baseball
Translations
kakkonenkakkospesä
References in classic literature ?
As for inside baseball, or outside, for that matter, I hardly believe I'd be able to tell third base from the second base, it's so long since I went to a game," proceeded Tom.
Rafael Narea led off the top of the eighth with a single, stole second base and scored when Miguel Amaya reached on a throwing error by Vancouver shortstop Kevin Vicuna, tying the game at 1-1.
Assuming he was between first and second, his awarded base would be second base.
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With two-outs in the bottom of the ninth, Coco Crisp singled and stole his second base to spark a comeback for the A's stagnant offense, as Daric Barton's RBI single scored Crisp to tie the game.
Caroline Rauscher played most of the season at second base, and sometimes at first.
Drill 5: Jump turns--Footwork on throws to second base.
Because of his inability to get to second base in time to make the pivot and throw to first, he had to cheat and play close to the base and that opened up the hole at first.
The show features racy photos including a male giraffe mounting another, a pair of whales fencing with their penises, and two female apes rounding second base.
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