base hit definition

  • noun:
    • Baseball a winner by which the batter reaches base properly without incurring a mistake, fielder's choice, or power play.
    • A successful hit-in which the batter safely hits base
    • a hit, in which the batsman, with no mistake on the part of their opponents, has the capacity to achieve 1st base without having to be put-out.
    • See under Base, secure, etc.
    • (baseball) the effective work of hitting a baseball in a way your batter hits base securely

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