base runner


noun Baseball.

a player of the team at bat who is on base or is trying to run from one base to another.

Nearby words

  1. base pay,
  2. base period,
  3. base price,
  4. base rate,
  5. base rate fallacy,
  6. base speed,
  7. base station,
  8. base tenant,
  9. base unit,
  10. base-pairing

Origin of base runner

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

Related formsbase running, noun

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