Chance was up first in the ninth and he pushed a base hit to right field.
A hit which gains him a single base only is called a "base hit."
Should he make more than one base hit, the player on the base advances as many bases as the batter has made.
Schlei made a base hit on the next pitch and scored both men.
A steal is made when a base-runner gets from one base to another without the assistance of a base hit or an error.
He now occasionally makes a base hit if the opposing pitcher is very bad; and his nine wins more than one-half of its games.
His greatest fault was that he would not run out on a base hit, but on the contrary would walk to his base.
Often I have passed a man to get a supposedly poor batter up and then had him bang out a base hit.
For instance, he never likes to hear a player hum a tune on the bench, because he thinks it will keep him from getting a base hit.