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Origin of base runner
OTHER WORDS FROM base runnerbase run·ning, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for base runner
We will now illustrate more particularly the manner in which the base-runner can be thus put out.
A wild pitch is a ball thrown by the pitcher out of the fair reach of the catcher, and on which a base-runner gains a base.
That is, a player occupying the second base, when there is no one on the first base, cannot force a base-runner off the third.
Beginning with the more mechanical features, the first qualification for a base-runner is the ability to start quickly.
A passed ball is a throw by the pitcher which the catcher should stop but fails, and by his failure a base-runner gains a base.