Entry from US English dictionary
The straight-line path from one base to the next, along which a base runner travels while a play is being made.
- If we wanted to measure how fast you knock guys around the base paths, we could use OBP with runners on base.
- And, his skill on the base paths, while not always recorded in the box score, helped the Dodgers win games.
- In two and a half years, North was in the major leagues, wowing everyone with his speed in center field and on the base paths.
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Syllabification: base path
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