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base runner

or base·run·ner

[ beys-ruhn-er ]
/ ˈbeɪs ˌrʌn ər /
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noun Baseball.
a player of the team at bat who is on base or is trying to run from one base to another.
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Origin of base runner

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

OTHER WORDS FROM base runner

base run·ning, noun
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