Definition of base hit in English:

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base hit

noun

Baseball
A fair ball hit such that the batter can advance safely to a base without aid of an error committed by the team in the field.
Example sentences
  • Consider an outfielder who cleanly fields a base hit and returns the ball to the infield.
  • I got a base hit in the top of the eighth inning to put us ahead 1-0.
  • Palmeiro has slapped what would be base hits, but the ball has rolled directly to the second baseman's new location.

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